We were entertained that evening by the ‘bull’-run show held next door. No idea what was going on but the presenter was certainly lively! The next evening the disco at the camping across the road started up and lasted quite late. But they had an awesome 80’s playlist!
La Rochelle is a surprisingly vibey place to visit. It has an historical city centre, excellent aquarium, the maritime museum, nearby seashores and beaches… And more, I guess. We shall have to come back!
This tiny island first looms up on the horizon as a fascinating rocky feature in an otherwise featurelessly flat area of coastland. Like a spire reaching for the heavens – which is exactly what it was built for…
Camping Le Rivage has incredible views of the coastline up towards Fécamp and overlooks the village of Yport. Is it just another seaside town with a couple of fishing boats dragged onto the pebble-covered beach? Or is there more to it?
This area is called the Hautes-Alps which is a little bit strange because it’s actually the beginning of the Alps. It’s a beautiful area where it starts getting very mountainous with this tiny little road that is great to drive.
Living as guardians for Villa Caren, the manager’s house on the Lou Calen hotel renovation building site, it was a huge delight to watch stonemason / brewmaster Renaud & his team build the ‘La Tuf’ brewpub
During the sailing regatta, Les Voiles de Saint Tropez, we were invited onboard the magnificent superyacht after the race. Her incredible size hits you as you’re ready to embark; being relieved of your shoes.