Manoir de Contres
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This is a convenient stop on our way back North.
We spent the morning discovering Sées. We can recommend the Gothic Cathedral and the cafe opposite the railway station where the workmen were having their 2 hour lunch with cider and wine on every table. A 2.5 hour drive from there to Dieppe.
Planning to have an early start we came undone at the breakfast table when we met a great couple from Brittany who had heard us discussing about whether or not to go to Carnac tomorrow. They suggested that it would be good. A lovely couple who were on their way back from 2 weeks inTuscany, the first really friendly French we've encountered. Shared some holiday stories and now we are off to Brittany and they will probably go to Dubrovnik ...
... veal hotpot, and desert was chocolate praline or strawberry and cream tart. After we eventually ordered our French is not that good, the waiter asked if we would like more champagne of course said Bev and I and the rob asked how much for a bottle and the waiter said 40e well Rob said after a minute why not, Tim went a whiter shade of pale and us girls did not utter a word, ooh it was nice though Piper Henesky I think red label. A very nice day.
... as it was his mate!
We wandered around the old town to look at the light show on the buildings which were fantastic, in particular a banquet with 5 different characters singing together, all created by the lights. The spectacle covered the whole town, and is highly recomended. It would rival the Sydney Vivid special.
The next morning we set off early we decided to get breakfast on the way as it was cheaper than what the hotels were offering and we had ...
... took more out of me than the cycle! i was sweating big time. We're camping in a campsite just In Mamers but everyone here seems a little odd! Ha
My turn for cooking and spaghetti carbonara seemed to go down a treat with qn Almond magnum after, so sad! haha
right well I think I'm going to get so,e sleep, pretty ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking