Le Vieux Beffroi

Address: Place Albert Lebrun, Vire, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14380, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Place Albert Lebrun, Vire.
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Travel Blogs from Vire

Visiting Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by sandyrob-2015 on Jul 05, 2015

12 photos

... on top of a very large rock with a medieval town build around it. At high tide, it used to be completely cut off from the mainland but there is now a bridge connecting the two. So we park the car, head to the information centre to find out where we go next, learn about the shuttle buses and leaving our car where it is. Back to the car to collect the luggage, including Rob's cupboard which, fortunately, chooses today to resemble a ...

Day five of the bike riding tour.

A travel blog entry by sandyrob-2015 on Jul 04, 2015

1 comment, 8 photos

I'm writing this from Mont St Michel on Saturday. Our final riding day was yesterday and the weather gods really turned it on; it was a lovely day. Cool and breezy in the morning and warmed up quite a bit in the afternoon. The riding was the shortest trip of the week, 46kms with only gentle hills, lots of downhill and flat. Even a tail breeze at one point. We had a picnic ...

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by lkooistra on Jun 30, 2015

1 comment, 11 photos

We all left the farm early and drove 2 1/5 hours to the coast of Normandy and Brittany to the abbey of Mont St-Michel. For more than a thousand years, the distant silhouette of ths island abbey sent pilgim's spirits soaring.  Mont St-Michel is among the top four pilgrimage sites for Christians through the ages.  It floats like a mirage on the horizon.  It is surrounded by a vast mudflat and connected to the mainland by a half-mile causeway. Mont ...

D-Day

A travel blog entry by euromike on Jul 10, 2012

3 comments, 25 photos

... kilometers from where it all happened I decided that it was important to actually visit these infamous places.

After Paris I had arranged a Helpx in Normandy, in a little town called Vire. My hosts were a couple of English ex-pats who have a small farm just outside of town. There are chickens, turkeys, rabbits, dogs and a traumatized duck (Blue the dog loved to round her up and sit on her). My day to day work involved intensive care of some ...

Dutiful Workers

A travel blog entry by 2totango on Sep 11, 2009

6 photos

... sell, and most people keep their own animals. Instead of going to market to buy meat, you go to buy the animal and raise your own meat.

Been watching these strange little creatures called quail. Tiny little birds that are easily cupped between your two hands. They are so small they're hardly used for meat, but their eggs are considered a bit of a delicacy - especially in the UK. What makes a delicacy? If it's the ...

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