Come out of the tunnel and turn left?

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  1. Scout

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    For the first time in 35 years were off to France without kids/grandkids etc, we’ve all-ways had to plan this year is different.

    For 2 weeks we will be on our own, no plans, I think I want to head sort of towards Orleans, drive down the Loire, maybe over to the coast and back round a different way, but then again maybe not.

    The only thing I WANT to do is be at Saumur aire sometime between Friday –Monday as the nice restaurant opposite was only open weekends last time we were there unless anybody knows different.
     
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    Surely left is belgium
     
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    Certainly wasn't when we were there on a Monday night back in May.

    They also started dismantling the old campsite building in the middle of the site very early on Tuesday morning - chainsaws, generators & angle grinders! (n) I expect they've finished that job by now though.
     
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    It is....but you can turn right before you get there.
    Nice route to the left of Paris.
     
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    buXXEr never could tell left from right, this doesnt look good
     
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    Hi , We did similar a couple of years ago, first stop going east of Paris , used aires at Catillon sur sambre, Geraudot, Briare, Sully sur Loire, then Beaugency (now closed) Amboise, Turquant, Challones sur loire , Nort sur Erdre , Brambells @Piriac sur mer, Campeneac , Fougeres , St Denis du Maine & lastly St Nicolas de Bliquetuit or Mailleraye sur Seine. Great trip lovely aires
     
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    I’ve been giving this some thought, it keep me awake last night, When you leave the Eurotunnel exit and come to the first roundabout, you are more or less facing the sea, so to go towards Rouen you have to go LEFT but to got left at the roundabout you have to first go RIGHT (think about it) then left…..so ……………
     
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    I shouldn't lose any sleep over it, I was only joking, just follow the signs(y):)
     
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    We have been to all those aires, Im disappointed to hear that that Beaugency is closed, lovely aire right on the riverbank.
    Phil
     
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    The Chateaux at Saunur is well worth a visit. Did it 2 weeks ago. Would upload pics if I knew how.

    steve & ann. -------- teensvan
     
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    Yes we've done Suamur many times, love the Grand Blue seafood restaurant.☺
     
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    Never been in there. Ann hates sea food.
     
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