Le Manoir de la Roche Torin
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... dog who asked if we needed any help. In our best french we explained our situation and he exclaimed 'pas problem' and directed us to another aire about 5 miles away, or perhaps we would like to stay at a closer aire at the port overlooking the harbour which was free for motorhomes (that sounded more like it), so after thanking him for his kindness and feeling elated that we managed a conversation with a real ...
... to being every few kilometres! The drivers are either of Le Snail or Le Speedo varieties with no inbetween! As the roads were made hundreds and hundreds of years ago they are very narrow in parts and in some of the villages it is almost impossible for more than one car at a time! They will just stop and have a chat to their friends in front of you and block the traffic! C'est La Vie as they say! It was great and we will return ...
... 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, ...
... direction to follow!
Vannes is 13th century and has medieval ramparts and watchtowers and gates and there are beautiful halftimbered houses and buildings behind the townwalls. As we were only there for one day we took a mini bus trip which took us all around the old city and outside the walls! Afterwards we visited the Cathedral and visited one of the many delightful cafes eating patisseries! There is a lovely port area and the town has a great atmosphere also not ...
... intention proved optimistic and it seems that the Castle fell to anyone who could muster a few mates and had the intention to take it.
The Castle was closed as we arrived at dusk but we wandered around the grounds and took some photos of the lovely old town that surrounded the castle.