Carnac Thalasso & Spa Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Carnac
We arrived in France yesterday after an unsettling time; the original house we had booked turned out to be a scam and we had a frantic few days trying to book another. The house we finally booked is great and the little girls are loving the indoor swimming pool. This part of Brittany (the south coast) is lovely. The weather helps. Tonight we sat drinking wine looking out at small inlet full of boats - very pretty. Tomorrow we go exploring to a small walled town. And we LOVE the ...
... the main part of the restaurant and bought some crêpes for lunch. They were very delicious, slightly crispier than the ones last night and full of yum. After lunch we got back on our bikes and rode out of town along the beach to Carnac-Plage, (plage meaning beach) which is a suburb of Carnac. It seemed like a pretty cool side of town with lots of nice little shops and cafes and the like. We stopped at the tourist information where we went in and sorted out our travel plans ...
... we bought a train ticket to a place called Auray. The train was leaving in about 10 minutes so after we worked out how to read our ticket we found our platform and walked all the way down to the fifteenth carriage, which seemed to take forever! We found our seats and the train set off on its way. We got some lunch and I took my sandwich back to the seat while Darren waited for his food to be heated, then he came back to the seat ...
... before Lorient as we run out of time and don't make it to St Gildas, but instead after Vannes start to head North again towards Paimpont and Les Forges where Janice and Ted had text to say they were not far from, found them and then looked at another spot to park, that wasn't right and ended up at Forges.
It was alot of driving today and goes to show you can't really cover more than 200kms and see anything, the day is gone ...
... Carnac also has 5 kilometers of wonderful sandy beaches at Carnac Plage and makes a good place to chill after the exertions of the monoliths. See if you can find the Avenue des druids, where we could not help but do a little dance around the signpost to the wonderment of the locals.
The Avenue des driuds is actually where the bus station is, with buses running from Auray, Quiberon and Vannes. Bicycles can be hired from local campsites and horse riding is also ...
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