Madame Vacances Residence Les Fontenelles
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TripAdvisor Reviews Madame Vacances Residence Les Fontenelles Saint Gilles Croix de Vie
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... called Patrick and Coirine and their daughter, Sarah. What a fabulous evening, so many stories were told and everyone laughing and enjoying the fun, a couple to certainly keep in touch with, they keep their boat in La Croesty. The next day we decided on an early get up of 7.45am to sail to Les Sables d'Olonne so we could use the wind as it was dropping off later in the day. This worked in our favour, we were able to sail for 3 hours before putting ...
... stage! We ate some lunch at one of the many small 'take away' shops.
Along the way there are a number of sections with fine mists of water being sprayed into the air under which anyone who feels like it can try to cool down - very popular today, including Brad!!
L'Odysee du Puy du Fou was, like everything else here, an amazing show which took you through a series of rooms representing different eras in history. Different characters ...
... The show includes magnificent well known classical music (great sound system throughout the park), excellent lighting, water features and actors. Once again, actors rise from under the lake and 'glide' across the water. At other times they are actually appearing to 'walk' on the water. These characters have illuminated costumes, light from within rather than from a light shining on them. They look surreal! A piano and a harp rise up from the lake ...
A cycle around the town revealed a huge flea market in progress with hundreds of browsers and stall holders enjoying he interaction.
We were considering our evening options to keep WiFi going, as I had a problem getting French SIM card to work as it had been inactive since May. Orange France has a 2Gig monthly top up which expires at end of 28 days whereas Orange Spain has no expiry on your credit.
At the end of the analysis ...
On Saturday we visited the lovely resort of Sables d'oleronne. We enjoyed a walk along the beach and the waterfront and harbour. We enjoyed a Takeaway on the seafront. We loved looking around a small alleyway where houses are covered in shells.in the evening we had a singalong to guitar accompaniment on the campsite. Yesterday and today we had continuous rain so we were confined to barracks apart from swimming in the indoor pool and drinks in the bar this ...