Hotel Restaurant Ricordeau
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... ago, but didn't get to Utah Beach as it is separate from the others.
We had a lovely journey northwards and as the day went on the weather improved.
We tried not to repeat our journey down in May, but had to go around Laval, then through Ernee - a nice little town with lovely floral displays
. We then went round ...
... and hotter, and by the evening we had the usual thunderstorm. we had also found out that the forecast was for rain for the next few days.
The rain let up enough for us to go for a walk in the evening, but then started again and was still pouring down when we went to bed.
... an 'e' this time.
We stopped at a very nice MH aire at Longues Jumelles a few miles past Saumur to have lunch.
We didn't stop at Saumur as we stayed there several years ago when we had the caravan and 'did' the Chateaux in that part of the Loire valley. While we were in the Aire we were joined by 3 MH's ...
... them; but to the hotel it meant adjacent. However the receptionist was fabulous and gave us a suite with a king size bed (I've never slept in one - how amazing to have so much space) and a sofa bed for the girls. To jump on. Lose their toys down. And generally play in. We drove the last leg in the morning and stopped for lunch in the port town which I can't spell - Oiustraham? Anyway it has ...
... just down the road...which really means about 20 mins away. It is a huge market town on the banks of the Loire with views of a beautiful chateau that is now a 5* hotel and restaurant. We didn't buy anything, but it was fun looking at the local wares, the live chickens and meat stalls. After lunch we visited the Cointreau distillery, with Anjou being the home of Cointreau. Wow, what a great afternoon. We actually went into the distillery, and learned about ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility