Le Relais des Chateaux Forts

6 Quai Edouard Branly, Bitche, Lorraine, 57230, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $106.00

Travel Blogs from Bitche

We take the lift, at least this was open

A travel blog entry by waynelucas


The boat a no go so hollow for a locoboat marshall. He arrives around 9.30, cusses and curses for a while then tells up he has to find a new starter motor, hopes to be back around 11.00 am. By now we are starting to look like the real deal of canal riff raff. And we term worse onto some of the other hire boat cowboys who really do not have a clue. Part fitted, underway with morning lost on the water but time does run at a different pace in rural France ...

Locksperts for hire

A travel blog entry by waynelucas


Started our trek back to where we started late morning, the Don pinched a bike from the hire place before they opened to go up to the store for some breakfast supplies. A pleasant day spent on board cruising but it was a long one being eight hours on the water. We all assumed a role as the 17 locks become same same, this is not to say that we were uninterested but a hard boat to paddle with ...

Nothing much happening

A travel blog entry by waynelucas


... of course is that you get to enjoy?? these musings on our daily adventure tribulations. When you are next in Harskirchen within Lorraine France please do yourself a favour and stop by. Our surprise when we explore is that this village, Harskirchen would be in the running to win the French tidy and beautiful town award any day of the week. Adorned with flower boxes at every bridge, house, town square, as neat as a pin was scribed right at this spot. This village is by far and away ...

Canal de la Marne au Rhin

A travel blog entry by waynelucas


... build on our provisions for the evening, plus the girls want more wine ( well we may as well take the opportunity to stock the ale department as well). This village does not look far on paper so off we go, you know how it is - just around the next bend and the another and another. Half hour later we chat to people for directions to the village, they tell us by sign language as they all seem to speak french in these parts that this is it! The ...

Vacation in Vendenheim

A travel blog entry by cnickerson


... Gourmandises which not only had excellent coffee, but also delicious food, a children’s play area, and art workshops for kids on Wednesday afternoons. We quickly became regulars! There was also a bakery that reminded us how seriously the French take their daily bread and their pastries. Why we cannot replicate these bakeries in Canada is beyond me; maybe it’s better for my waistline that we can’t! The butcher always ...


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