Le Manoir du Lys
Travel Blogs from Bagnoles-de-l'orne
A lazy day, a guilty pleasure. Today we did very little of any sort. The weather was glorious and so we wandered around the lake and through the town. This is definitely a resort town, which obviously fills up with Parisians in July and August. For the rest of the year it seems filled with retiree's who enjoy the parks, sports, and sunshine and …
Today we took a leisurely breakfast before heading out of Amboise to our next destination, Bagnoles-de-L'Orne. Talking with an American family we had befriended whilst staying in Amboise we swapped notes and at their suggestion decided to detour on our journey to Chateau de Cheverny. This was well worth the trip as we drove through some lovely …
... heroism from both the troops and the locals. The Canadians played a massive part and it was they who finally freed the town by removing the last remaining Germans - 50 Hitler youth holed up in the girls' school.
One man was executed by the Germans for being a spy, his crime? Keeping homing pigeons which he could have used to communicate with the English!
It was fascinating and humbling to read the tragic tales and, as seems to be the way with ...
... cycling from "Home to Rome", home being Ireland and we wished them all luck as they set off. Sees is a pretty Normandy town, small but with a large twin spired cathedral which looked so lovely in the distance, from the road as we drove through nearly three weeks ago. We will explore it today as we are just a short walk from it and the town (Carrefour on the doorstep). More later, internet permitting!
On Monday 16 June 2014 I went to visit the french town of Domfront in Normandy France it is a lovely town with a great Castle with great views of the local Area. Domfront has a shopping street with shops to allow you to spend a few hours Shopping and plenty of places to eat and drink. Domfront also has a very good church and a Tourist Information Centre. ...
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