Anne de Bretagne
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After the disappointment of La Rochelle we headed off to a beautiful hotel with 2 Michelin star restaurant, Anne de Bretagne at Port de la Gravette.
This was a truly tranquil and relaxing hotel with very contemporary design and unlike the Hotel de Paris at Saint Tropez, this design had function and cohesion. We arrived at lunch time and we …
St Nazaire is most famously known for the daring exploits of 600 men and a ship called HMS Campbeltown. When the allies sent this ship full of explosives to blow-up the Joubert dry dock gates. Code name Operation Chariot.
But, those of you looking for more undocumented history can find much more in St Nazaire because it is also home to the German U boat pens, which operated against the Allies in the Atlantic during WWII.
... and took photos. Then we cycled on to the bridge but nothing much there so cycled back to Barbatre for a coffee. Then we went to Barbatre's local beach, the Plage L’Ocean for a while.
Cycled home for a late lunch and started to pack ready for our departure tomorrow. Did a route and then took off on our cycles for the last time to the restaurant in the village. Very pleasant service once again and we bought some bags ...
11 miles (cycling)
Weather this morning dull and overcast.
We decided to go north to do the bike tracks we missed out the other day, calling in to the market at La Gueriniere on the way.
Nothing too exciting – just another day at L'Herbaudiere.
Back to Les 2 Entrees Cotes for dinner tonight. ...
11 miles (cycling)
Woke up this morning to light rain, wind and heavy cloud. Very windy in the night – the tent was creaking and flapping wildly. Got up late and had breakfast inside. Watched "Earth after Man" on the internet in bed and waited until the weather got a bit better.
We cycled out to the Port du Bonhomme, an oyster processing area not far from our ...