Chateau des Briottieres
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... says it has the biggest medieval chateau in Europe - but funnily we didn't catch sight of it! we then picked up the A84 free motorway from Rennes to Caen, so we sneaked into Brittany as well as Normandy.
By the time we arrived at Le Cormoran , you've guessed it - it had started to rain again!.
This is a 5* all singing, ...
... a map of the area at the closed TO and were able to find the cycle path which led to it.
By this time it was really hot and we were glad to get back to the campsite for lunch in the shade.We made plans to cycle to the lake with a picnic the next day.
However, it ...
... 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 ...
... of years ago, and this lovely property is the result of their all of their hard work and vision...who said retirement would be easy! Little Mia was delighted to see her Nanny and Pappy, and their 3 dogs were just as excited to meet us all too! Tuesday After a relaxed morning we drove to Angers (Anjou). "Often dubbed 'Black Angers' due to the local dark slate used for its roofs, the lively riverside city is famous for its tapestries: the 14th-century Tenture ...
... path, through more vineyards, stunning scenery, and a few massive hills (everyone's least favourite part of the journey). Eventually, we had to begin the return journey in order to get the bikes back to the store on time. The return journey was no less scenic than the first time through, it truly was a great experience.
Arriving back at François we played a game from Finland that was a mix between boche and bowling, it was really fun. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking