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Europe » France » Lower Normandy » Granville May 25th 2015

Saturday 23 May 2015 After fours days of exploring Normandy it was time to repack the car and head for our next destination, Granville, on the south west coast of the Cotentin Peninsula. From Bayeux it only takes about two hours by the direct route. We had all day to complete the journey. Our first port of call was Sainte Mere Eglise. As we got near we detoured off the highway to visit a German Military Cemetery. The setting was just as picturesque as the Allied cemeteries and on this day with low fog it made for grim viewing with so many buried here. Sainte Mere Eglise became famous during World War 2 when American Airborne divisions landed in and around the town. Again there is an opportunity to visit a museum but this touring party ... read more
La Cambe

Europe » France » Lower Normandy » Granville October 18th 2014

Sat 18th Hired a car from Amsterdam yesterday so now have our own wheels. Brought down Debby and the boys to Numansdorp as they're now on school holidays. Luuk slept on our boat and then we had a very relaxed morning...finally departing at 1100. Didn’t have far to go, so not a problem. All the roads were motorways, so very fast travelling and not much traffic on the road either. Sometimes after joining a new highway, it was slightly congested for a while, but once all the cars got themselves sorted, all were cruising along nicely again for ages! We booked our B&B late last night, so I was hoping it was all ok. When we arrived, the building was just stunning!!!! Once we’d stowed our bags we had an explore through the grounds. It was ... read more
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