Les Moulins du Duc
Travel Blogs from Moelan sur Mer
After coming back from Rennes we enjoyed dinner in the cockpit. Just in front of where we are moored there's a bandstand and in the evening around 30 or so people were old fashioned dancing until the late hours. it was really lovely to watch as it was people of all ages.
Friday we didn't do too much - mainly hung around the boat and completed chores. In the afternoon we ventured out for a while and found out it ...
... of old churches. We sat in a church for a brief respite from the heat outside before wending our way back through the throngs of shoppers to our car.
On to Carnac, at last, at nearly 4pm. Good to have the long hours of daylight. It was really hot by now and we were quite tired, but found the stones in their little fields and set off on a signposted walk, not sure of our destination. Turned back to try to find a map which ...
... cycle around the Carnac alignments. The path led us through some lovely woods and passed lovely stone buildings / barns and cottages.
We also saw an ancient burial chamber dating back 4.500 years which was fully intact - amazing. Unfortunately unable to get good pictures of what is was like inside.
After our bike rides we wandered around the town and low and behold the fish market was still open - so we bought some more langustines and a lobster.
Carnac is a small village in Brittany, home to over 3000 megalithic stones. They're not big like Stnehenge, actually about waist height. They date back to a time between 5000 and 3500 BC and covers around five or six areas throughout the village. At least a couple of the sites are called alignments because for some unknown reason, the stones are laid out in perfect straight lines. Who knows the reason for this? We certainly ...
... was invented.
We are staying at our first 'France Passion' stop tonight, only half an hour from Carnac. France Passion is a group of like minded individuals who provide stopovers for motorhomes at a variety of places. Tonight's one is an oyster / cockles harvester, situated right on an estuary. We went to have a couple of drinks at the bar (which is in a sort of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking