Auberge Le Grand Fourchon

Valmeinier 1800, Valmeinier, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 73450, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Valmeinier

Now it's goodbye Italia, Hello France

A travel blog entry by colgaz on Aug 06, 2014

2 comments, 11 photos

... is basic, but we share it with some 12 other Motorhomes, so all is good. A quick explore of the village,.. a visit to the local Patisserie ( for dessert), and the supermarket for a baguette, pate, fromage, and some French wine,.. and we were settled in for the night. Coll looked at me and said,.. "Look at you, you haven't stopped smiling since we crossed the border!" I have to say, it is a nice feeling to get back to the French pastries, French wine, and bread,.. YES! The ...

On the menu today...hypoglycaemia and hypothermia

A travel blog entry by thomsontrolls on Jul 21, 2014

2 photos

The title says it all! Today we cycled from Valloire to Briancon over the Col du Galibier (2646m). The weather was against us pretty much all day, as we woke to pouring rain forcing us to drag everything inside and practically take over the sites shower block! We left several hours later with just croissants and pain au chocolats in our stomach. The climb up to the col was a relentless 17.5km at 7%, so blood ...

Our first wedding anniversary!

A travel blog entry by thomsontrolls on Jul 20, 2014

1 photo

It's been a wet start and finish to our first wedding anniversary today. Best intentions for an early start we're delayed by heavy rain this morning, but we made the first 50km before lunch in great time and had a big lunch outside the supermarket in Saint Michel de Maurienne. We then climbed Col du Telegraphe and the rain started again just as we arrived into camp in Valoire. Currently tucked in our tent, enjoying looking through the photos so far while the rain continues ...

Day 62: Rest day at Briancon. Woot!

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan on Jul 19, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... After the breakaway you get all their support cars. Then behind the pack, you get more support cars. But if you are in between the two groups, you have to fight your way rough the support cars too! We tried to find frogs legs for dinner but failed. One of the few places I have seen them was in a Chinese place in Geneva where you could get them salt and pepper style! Alas, it wasn't france, so that was not on the menu that ...

Day 61: St Michael to Briancon

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan on Jul 18, 2014

32 photos

... cyclist who may suffer a heart attack on this ascent. The views opened up a few hundred meters from the top before we were welcomed to the Col by a huge straw man holding a straw bicycle triumphantly over his head. We tried to copy him, but we weren't strong enough... Cokes consumed here: 1 each We then had a 150m descent to the town of Valloire, where we had some lunch. I thought I'd go something steakish to boost my protein levels, so I ordered a Tartare de boeuf, ...

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