Travel Blogs from Roscoff
Well, after arriving in Roscoff on Monday and spending the rest of the day recovering in my surprisingly comfortable room in the Hotel Regina, I emerged ready to explore the quaint little seaside town. To cut a long story short - I loved it. It was exactly like you would imagine a tiny French village to be, right down to the bicycles strung with …
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 ...
... so the Ferry couldn't dock at the wharf, so a little boat came out to get us. Molene is a tiny little island, 4km in circumference. It has a population of just over 200 people. I'm sure at the height of summer there is quite a bit to do there - Kyaking, boating, trips to see the seals etc. However when we were there, the wind was howling and there was no chance of enjoying the watersports. Also, none of the ...
... the end moored up on the visitors pontoon.
There are quite a number of British boats here either waiting for the right tides for which ever way the are going in or for the right wind conditions for going through the Chanel du Four. We are one of the latter - which currently looks like Thursday to be the best for us.
We wandered around the marina checked out the restaurant menus and then sat back in the cockpit doing not much - much like everyone else.
... and very very shallow even towards HW. At one stage we had under a metre under the keel and we did run aground not far from the lock where we were trying to go alongside the wall.
After settling in we wandered into the town. The market was just closing but we still managed a little provisioning. We wandered around the streets and enjoyed the architecture and the atmosphere, quite lively. It's mostly a student town with quite a number of bars and creperies.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed