Manoir de Contres
Travel Blogs from Contres
... I went and sat in the bar in amongst the boys watching football and had a drink :-) We got off at 10.15 pm and were home at midnight. The girls slept soundly from car seat to bed and woke up pleased I think to be home but really nourished and developed by a week of sun, freedom, daddy's patience and mummy's benign sarcasm. Here is a video from the trip that I swear will make me laugh for ever ...
We arrived yesterday, travelling for over 150 miles to a campsite in Normandy, ready for the ferry at Caen on Wednesday night. We had not booked in advance so were uncertain that we would get in here but there was lots of space and it has turned out to be a very good site despite it being a council run business. It is quiet, clean and comfortable. There has been a large group of cyclists staying ...
... see photo of Ian sitting by camper van). 10.06.2014. Today we explored a village that is built into the side of a mountain. This village is called Les EyIes de-Tayac Sireuil. We have seen some gorgeous villages but this was truly extraordinary. The campsite was up a very steep hill and seemed to be filled with Dutch people who thought we were also Dutch due to the number plate on the camper. 11.06 The following day we explored several unique sites of interest, such ...
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We spent an afternoon in Le Mans and caught the train early in the morning to Tours. We connected to Lyon and from there to Bellegarde and on to Geneva and Lausanne. Darren missed the SNCF train announcement tune so much when he was in NZ that on his return to France, and upon hearing it a few times, he subconsiously whistled it a few times even after we got to Switzerland.
... get. Wayne tried desperately to tire me out by throwing a ball into very long grass, he thought that this was his idea but to be honest the poor bloke is clueless as to who's really calling the shots.
The lady at the farm was lovely, between her smattering of English and Sally’s broken French we managed to get a free pitch for the night and in the spirit of French Passion Sally bought a jar of pig pate and two bottles of cidre ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking