Residence Vacantel Les Alignements
Travel Blogs from Carnac
We've made it to France! We travelled down to Plymouth last night and stayed in a ropey hotel - very Faulty Towers! After checking in we were both a bit worried about the bikes on top of the car so went out to get them in the pouring rain and kept them in our room. When we got up this morning the rain was still going but we managed to put the bikes back on the car and get to the ferry port without any problems. Once we were on the ferry and had explored a bit we managed ...
... with two options for the afternoon; ride the programmed route for the afternoon or take a van tour of the same area. Two of the guys were very keen to ride and we're hoping that the weather would improve and the rest of us were happy to be driven for the remainder of the day. So that's what happened. Five of us headed out along the peninsula and stopped for lunch at a town along the way and two of the guys ...
... us know and we happily follow him on each new road. There's a bit of doubling back but it's all a bit of fun. And then we return to a spot that we've already been too, yes, we've been around a big circuit. Graeme gets quite a ribbing about that. Not that anyone is actually bothered, it's just too good a chance to pass up. Eventually he has to call Janice to meet up and sort out the directions. It's a bit funny. And we're only had 5kms added to the day. ...
... go around the water. After the first 20 or so kms, we stop at a paper mill and have a tour by the guy who owns it of his paper making process. It was fascinating. He makes paper out of either old recycled cotton cloth or hemp fabric. I'd never heard of that before. Anyway, he doesn't speak English so Janice, our guide, did the translation so it was a bit of fun too. We bought some samples to take home with us, I was so impressed. We had a ...
... St Jacques (chopped Scallops in a sauce) another taste sensation!!!
Followed by Pork (from a Piglet) and home made Frites made from potatoes from the garden and
carrots in an onion sauce. Followed by bread and cheese and strawberry cheesecake
thingy!!! Obviously each course accompanied by a different bottle of wine.
We returned to the hotel and that was it.
Miles today – Riding zero - Walked about ...
Other places to stay in Carnac
Avenue de l'Atlantique, Carnac | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Port en Dro, Carnac | 2 star hotelfrom $54
17 Ave de Kermario Cd, Carnac | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Golf de Saint Laurent, Carnac | 3 star hotelfrom $121
21 bd. de la Plage, Carnac | 4 star hotelfrom $138
31 Rue du Tumulus, Carnac | 3 star hotelfrom $132
45 Rue Saint Cornely, Carnac | 2 star hotelfrom $80
70 Boulevard de la Plage, Carnac | 4 star hotelfrom $125
6, Bd de la Base Nautique , Carnac | Hotelfrom $111
4 Chemin du Douet, Carnac | Hotelfrom $72
1 Allee Fleur de Sel, Carnac | Hotelfrom $96
4 Rue de Poul Person, Carnac | Hotelfrom $88