We only noticed the sign to the car park for the Landing Memorial on our last visit to the area and could not believe we had missed it so many times before.... We drove early one Sunday morning into the large, almost empty carpark and walked towards the Memorial - a Landing Craft and a Memorial Stone with this inscription -Over this defended beach...more
There are many trails a round the Cap and from all of them the views are terrific. We had another great treat too. As it was mid-November the "strawberry" bushes (a type of "arbuste" I was told - but I am not at all sure about that) were covered with red and golden berries. They looked as though they had been dressed for the festive season - I had...more
Around the hill that lays in the meditterranean sea loops a hiking paths that offers views in two seperate directions. On along the coastline to Cannes and with clear view as far as Nice, Monaco and the Italian coast. The other side shows the bay of Frejus and Saint-Raphael and go along towards Saint-Tropez. Here one also watches over the "Ile...more
Just besides the hill that is the cap Drammont, there is a beach called Camp Long. Those who want to escape the massive tourism beaches, might consider to come here and find a somewhat calmer place to sun bath and swim. The bay is screened of from boat traffic, surfers or jetskies, therefor alos quite safe. The red rocks and the blue water contrast...more
since the campground is right at the beach, it is fun to watch the sunset and listen to the waves and smell the sea.... oh!!!
If you want to use the very nice motorways in France, keep in mind, that you will have to pay to use them!
On our way home - only 70 km after we started - our car broke down!!! It took us a day to find out, that it couldn't be fixed right away (and school was about to start again...)
So we got another car to drive home and our car was taken back to Germany by the ADAC - a major German automobile club!