Travel Blogs from Albertville
... caught a local train to Chamonix proper and checked back into the Grand Hotel des Alps, our original starting point, where we were repatriated with our luggage. The rest of the day was spent relaxing in the hotel and waking the busy streets of Chamonix. Checkout tomorrow and we start our journey to Paris via a B&B in ...
Woke up to another beautiful day. Hotel Pavillon had been excellent and a great place to relax for the night. Dinner was a 5 course meal with great wine to celebrate harriet's birthday. See the picture from our room window. It is going to be very difficult leaving here to get on the path again. Such a quaint and modern town. Next stop Lavachey, still in Italy but just a small hamlet. -- ...
It's official, I am 50! Spent the morning in France, entered Italy by noon. The last couple hours in France were hiking up to the col de la seigne, with magnificent views! It was great arriving in courmayeur, a quant and cosmopolitan Italian town. We arrived at a decent hour so had some time ...
We exited les Contamines on a rocky path through the "forest". It was very pretty as it went right next to the stream. After half an hour we started the uphill descent. A family using donkeys to carry their load made us all jealous. The path had trees on either side and we stopped over a bridge to see a fairy tale river run beneath us. An hour and a half later the path opened up meaning everywhere you turned was a breathtaking view of the mountains. Walking on a narrow ridge looking at ...
... a wonderful dinner at Moustache et ses Filles, a sweet terrace bistro with a moustache theme. We dined, for the last time, on Savoyard fondue, and Mark started his experiment in trying to get me to eat escargot. NEVER! The drive back to Annecy after dinner involved me falling asleep (not at all from too much wine with dinner) and Mark getting us home like the champ that he is. I cannot stress enough how much I love this man for doing all the driving. ...
Other places to stay in Albertville
85 Chemin du Pont Albertin, Albertville | 3 star hotelfrom $133
38 et 40, avenue Victor Hugo, Albertville | Hotelfrom $96
Rue de la Combe de Savoie, Albertville | Hotelfrom $47
21-23 Avenue Jean Jaures, Albertville | Hotelfrom $87
8 Place De La Liberte, Albertville | Hotelfrom $195
780 Chemin des Trois Poiriers, Albertville | Hotelfrom $51
1 Chemin de la Pierre du Roy, Albertville | Hotelfrom $90
Sainte-Helene-Sur-Isere, Albertville | Hotelfrom $82