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

Paris: Jour 4 - Le Mont-St-Michel Abbey

A travel blog entry by eatsleeptravel on Dec 23, 2014

12 photos

... the bus, I did meet a lady who lived in Washington, DC for a year. It was nice to talk about home to one of the locals. Her accent led me to believe she was from the UK. She spoke French, German, Russian, and English. I have some catching up to do... It took exactly an hour to arrive to the Abbey. This works perfectly. I bought my return train ticket to leave Rennes at 5:15pm so I knew I needed to be on the bus that leaves at 3:40pm per the timetable (in ...

Mont Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by danielriegel on Nov 10, 2014

8 photos

... 8212;somehow unfazed by the appearance of a celestial vistor—said no. Aubert changed his mind, so the story goes, when Michael burned a hole into the bishop’s skull with one finger. The first structure was built soon after, and was then expanded dramatically in the eleventh century, taking the striking form we see today. You may decide for yourself whether the finished Abbey resembles a mostly-closed fist with the spire as one extended angelic finger.
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Pontorson

A travel blog entry by mandyandpaul on Nov 02, 2014

8 comments, 5 photos

... gothic abbey, is built on a small granite outcrop with one of the highest tidal ranges in Europe.

Le Mont St Michel is not just a church on a rock; it is a whole mediaeval city, one of the few places in France to have preserved intact its mediaeval walls and defences. The city, though small, has about 40 inhabitants and a mayor, and in addition to its religious monuments, has old houses, narrow streets, ...

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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