Travel Blogs from Roscoff
... is eaten either as a savoury meal or dessert with salted caramel sauce) and a range of buttery biscuits.At Concarneau, on the southern Brittany coast, we sampled Coquille Saint-Jacques, (local scallop dish) and cod in a buerre blanc sauce - a delicious meal complimented by the views over the harbour and the ancient fortifications. We then drove to the city of Quimper which has a very picturesque river running through it along with an amazing array of flowers on each of ...
... this photo to the girls they were over the moon.
We had a cracking sail to Brest marina and didn't take the sails down until we were in quiet waters. We moored up at 10.30am exactly 24 hours after leaving Falmouth, we were tired but happy to have arrived safely.
We will now stay here for a few days and visit our friends Mike and Jenny on their boat in Roscoff we will catch a bus tomorrow meanwhile chill now and have a cuppa.
So lovely to be back in France ...
Today we travelled from Brest to Saint Malo. There we stayed in a beautiful 19th Century Mansion. The young couple running it were really lovely. We had a bit of trouble getting the car through the gate, and like most guests, ended up scraping the car ever so slightly. Fitzgerald was unfazed and joked that they repaint the gate at the end of every summer. The car didn't sustain any damage fortunately, Fitzgerald insisted on helping us with our ...
I went for a run along the pedestrian pathway that was marked on the map we were given. This took me along the waterfront, past the castle and over the pedestrian only bridge. This part of Brest is quite pretty. After breakfast we went to the market outside the hotel. It was the same as the other markets we'd been to in France. Afterwards, we went for a ...
Our tour of Normandy was pretty short. We stayed one night in Caen after driving from Bordeux and nearly running out of gas. The next day we drove to Bayeux to see the Bayeux Tapestry and the continured our tour with the "D-day" trail stopping at Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, and Saint Mere ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed