“Don’t open the fridge…!”

23rd April 2019 Bayeux to Saint Saire‌ – 245km Much to do today, again. Today we are taking in a cheese factory and then making for an aire on the Normandy border. Today is our penultimate day in France before dipping into Belgium then Holland for the remainder of the last week. We are up…

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Easter finished. Still no eggs!

22nd April 2019 Arromanches to Bayeux 12km Bit of a full day today. There is more to see along this coast of Normandy and we need more time so we are just going to do a quick whistle-stop tour of what there is left. After a good night’s sleep we have a great breakfast, with…

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On the beaches. D-Day landings.

21st April 2019 Vitre to Arromanches – 176km Today we are heading for Arromanches which is on the Normandy beaches. It was also the site of the D-Day landings to liberate Europe. It was part of Gold beach one of 2 British landing beaches. To get supplies into France the British built 2 floating harbours…

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Now this place is pretty!

20th April 2019 Fegreac to Virte – 120km Breakfast by the river in Fegerac was a great affair. A full on breakfast of scrambled eggs, avocado and toast with lots of coffee. The sun is streaming into the van, slightly cool but what a cracking morning and the weather promises to be a scorcher. After…

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Not the prettiest place, but…

19th April 2019 Sables d’ Olonne to Saint Nazaire 120km, Sant Nazaire to Fegreac 60km (180km in total today) Today we are leaving the campsite le Littoral and heading for St Nazaire one of the european bases for Airbus Industries where we have booked a tour at the factory, should be interesting. It’s a longish…

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Easter French style

18th April 2019 Coulon to Sables d’ Olonne 125km It’s the Easter weekend here in France, just as in the UK the French are going on holiday, the schools are off and the roads are filling up. Not much to see or do today so we leave the pitch at Coulon and we are making…

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Week 3….2 to go!

17th April 2019 Segonzac to Coulon 140km We are now into week three of 5 and we are making our way north again along the west coast of france to do the D-Day landing sites, then Holland before heading home. This weeks’ travels can be seen in our map below in pink! Stats to date…

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Cognac anyone?

16th April 2019 Bignac to Segonzac 40km Wow, what rain we had last night. From about 10pm right the way through to almost daybreak it rained, but constantly. By the time we got up the sky had cleared a lot and by the time breakfast was done it was very pleasant, so after cleaning up…

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We love Mondays

15th April 2019 Blaye to Bignac – 120km Blaye was ok but we really didn’t see much of it. We missed the Food & Wine festival by about a day but we did do a wine tour and bought a bottle of red at the chateau where we were parked for the night. This morning…

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“Ferry ‘cross the Gironde…”

14th April 2019. St. Emillion to Blaye – 77km Today it is a 100% grey sky, cold and a little damp with the forecast for it to remain that way for the rest of the day. Oh well no matter. We are heading north through france on the west side of the country with just…

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