Novotel Caen Cote de Nacre
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Room service
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good place to stay but a bit far form shopping things.
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Our original plan was to head to Bayeux after Le Mont Saint Michel and then on to the coast of Normandy. Unfortunately we found out that the Bayeux Tapestry and Museum would be closed, for all of January, so Bayeux was crossed off the list.
On to the Normandy coast, and booking into our centrally located hotel in Caen, which is about …
We left Le Mont Saint Michel and the air was chilly and it started snowing, just a bit. On the way to Caen we could see rain and downpours in the distance, staying in front of them for the most part; but we did get caught in few, and then sunny skys. At places the road had snow on the sides, and generally wet, but the French drivers speed on …
... well done Bald Eagle) The chateaus that we stayed in The weather in France Dislikes Cyclists, but especially arrogant French cyclists Camper vans, especially with Belgian drivers Cold weather, especially the rain in the Pyrenees The inability to swim in the hotel pools, mainly due to the bar taking preference! Well, I think that is it. So it's goodbye from the Leaders and its goodbye from the Eagles. Until the next time ...
... that they are usually a bit pokey. Tomorrow its off to the Normandy landing beaches which I am sure will be an emotional event for some people. The only downside to the Novotel is that we were given twin beds instead of the double that we had asked for. This was changed after I complained and said that I was promised by Trafalgar that this had been fixed before we started this tour. I guess this is going to be an ongoing ...
... bombed leading up to the invasion. And they left the land as is after the war.
The point was also lined on all side by 300-foot cliffs. So you might wonder how the allies planned to take it. Well, the Army Rangers used grappling hooks and ladders to scale the cliffs. They were late arriving because they had mistaken another point for this one, and so only had 30 minutes to ascend the cliffs before drowning in the rising tide. Again, it’s amazing that they were able ...