Moules frites tomorrow night, France

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  1. DavidG58

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    so one more night to go, managed not to pay for a single aire, 9 so far, some site nights paid for though

    one more night, have not had moules yet, any recommendations of place to get some between Rouen and Calais and better still if next to a free aire

    might pay for the aire provided it doesn't involve use of CC of tokens, failed both times trying that

    any ideas?
     
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    Montreul sur mer!!! Free aire good restaurants.!!!
     
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    Le Crotoy aire, lovely restaurant we used in July, Moules with bacon bits, tasted mmmmm
     
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    is it really 'sur mer', cant find it found Montreuil a bit inland and south of Boulogne, is that the one? (y)
     
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    Yep i missed the i out! It is 40 mins from Calais!

    You need Montreuil sur mer!!! As there are several Montreuils!
     
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    sounds great but not on our route, another one for next time
     
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    Never eat moules if there is a "v" in the month. Indian wisdom.
     
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    Wimereux-Municipal campsite,5 mins walk to seafront restaurants or there is Michelin starred restaurant in town (y).
    Next day Auchan supermarket at Boulogne for shopping and lunch (pot de vleesch) in one of the arcade snack bars.Then off to Calais and home (y)
     
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    Enjoy it while you can as more and more are now payant. I guess the commune has to find money in the recession . But really still very cheap compared to the UK ! Just back from a month there and am afraid to add up my camp site fees !!
     
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    Wissant - 30 minutes drive from Calais Port, two brasseries a short walk from the aire doing Moules Frites for 10 Euros. They're just downhill from the central crossroads in the village. Yum.
     
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    Moules frites? Love it when you talk dirty......(y)
     
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    Montreuil-sur-mer, gets it so far, mainly because it is free :D

    going shopping tomorrow before we get to where ever it might be, so only got to get up and get to chunnel for 10:00

    we can still make that tight though just you watch :LOL:
     
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    Many thanks again, Moules consumed, aire is OK, arrived near dark so don't need pretty, need to get my head round the idea of saving camp site fees then paying 50 euros for a meal and drinks :D

    we ate at Le Vauban (y)
     
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    But that is the idea ! Towns and villages provide you with free stop and in return you spend in the local commerce !!
     
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    but I have never yet paid 50 euros to use a camp site :)
     
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