For a few years, I’ve been seeing lovely pictures of people having a great time on their travels in Honfleur and I’ve been keen to visit there. Now that we’re finally travelling along the west coast of France it’s the perfect opportunity to make sure we stop there. Honfleur has a very large Aire, conveniently … More The last few stops before home.
Normandy is often described as the Devon to Brittany’s Cornwall. There’s no doubt that this is a beautiful part of the world and it’s easy to see the resemblance between the West Country and this part of France. There’s beautiful green countryside and lovely beaches; there are orchards growing fruit for cider, calvados and poiré … More Lest we forget
Now that we’re on the west coast, it’s time to slowly start to make our way north again. The sun is finally shining, and we’re finding lots of lovely places to explore along the way. First stop is Bourgneuf en Retz, a small village in the Loire-Atlantique region. There are some great cycle routes in … More Breizh
Our hunt for better weather continues and we decide to start a BIG drive west, aiming for La Rochelle with a 1 night stopover in between. Our route takes us through some of the most beautiful scenery we’ve seen on this trip so far; we drive through the Parc national des Cévennes. We drive through … More Go West!
At last an opportunity to explore the Provence. We’re keen to get to the coast but we want to visit a few spots at least. A quick search on the internet, and a request for tips on facebook soon leads to a long list of possible places to visit. They all look really good, and we … More En Provence
After our visit to Montpellier, we want to see more Roman history. Initially we decide to try to find an aire near Nîmes to visit the amphitheatre and viaduct there. We learn about a nice aire at Remoulins with a direct bus to Nîmes, although when we get there it turns out there are no … More The Roman Way
Now that we’re finally in the south of France, it’s time to relax for a few days and do some exploring. As we start pouring over the map of the area, we realise we’re really rather close to Narbonne. And it just so happens that one of us has an old friend who lives in … More Old friends, New adventures