Deconfinement. In Livaie, this couple runs guest houses: "We were ready for a great season"
Before knowing an opening date (announced on June 2, 2020 yesterday Thursday May 28) Dany and Marcel Ponthieux shared their concerns about a new season.
The guest room, a guaranteed peaceful stay which should attract tourists this summer.This is at least what Dany and Marcel Ponthieux hope, who run guesthouses and a La Beaudrière gîte in Livaie (Orne).Last year, they invested in a spa.
"We were ready for a great season"
This retired couple of merchants opened these rooms in 2004 and, since then, has never stopped welcoming French people on vacation, but also many foreigners delighted to discover the tranquility of the countryside of the region.to find a foothold during their passage in the country of Alençon.
We are open all year round, except January and February, "said Marcel Ponthieux on Friday May 15." We had resumed on February 28 and we were ready to have a great season with an already full book of reservations.days later, everything collapsed! "
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The Covid-19 swept away all the projects and the implementation of containment shattered the dreams of a festive start to the season."We had to cancel everything for April and then May," added his wife Dany.example, to receive an engineer in May, who comes every year to hold training and exams in Alençon and he obviously canceled his visit."The couple takes their patience and accepts a situation which, in any case, exceeds them and affects all sectors of activity.
Posted Date: 2020-06-26