With a well planned itinerary it’s real easy to zip from Nantes to Mont-Saint-Michel without a thought to the things you might be missing between them. Here are few places you should consider along the way! Saint-Nazaire has several nice beaches and an interesting museum on transatlantic ocean liners, known as the (1) Escal’Atlantic experience. You might also enjoy visiting the submarine (2) Espadon and the (3) Ecomusée, but you will need to arrange ahead of time if you plan to tour the (4) Shipyard STX, (5) the Airbus Factory, or the (6) harbor terminals. I was personally surprised to see several enlarged pictures of (7) The Adventures of Tintin comic on our wanderings. I learned that the inspiration for…
“I never thought a castle would be my dream home… Until we came to Cochem’s Castle!” Let me be clear. This was not my first impression when walking the slope up to the entrance. During that little climb I was thinking that if I were an invading army I would be slinging some choice words about now. I happen to make that comment to Honey Bear when we walked through a small courtyard to a larger one.