Best Western Clos Syrah
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We started with a walking tour of Viviers, a village of about 5000 people. Narrow streets, old buildings, the church dating back to the 14(?) century. The walk spiralled up to the cathedral, which is the smallest one in France. Here, we were treated to an organ recital in the cathedral-what beautiful acoustics!
in the afternoon, we had a quick French cooking class - crepe ...
... very humourous. The night before someone was on telling us about the French resistance ( very one sided and didn't mention Great Britain's help with the SOE ) in fact it wasn't until a couple of years ago that they had even been told about the SOE they had thought it was just the French resistance doing all the subversion and attacks on the Germans during the war. Later in the afternoon the vessel ...
We arrived in Tournon after a night time cruise. Another quaint little town! We boarded a steam train for a trip up a mountain ( big hill really!)' , interesting guide talking about how they kept the German soldiers at bay up there, saw the train engine turn around, then headed back down the tracks.
we did a lovely walk around the town, only one Main Street before climbing to the terrace of the Chateau de Tournon for a lovely aperitif on the ...
This morning we woke up and decided to walk into town to go and get some breakfast. We walked out and across the river and found a small patisserie in the middle of the town. When we got back, we ate our breakfast before laying in the shade for about half an hour and then deciding that we wanted to go to Die. Die is a small place near the start of the Alps. So, we packed everything up ...
... vans pulled up, we loaded all our gear and took about a 45 min drive to Albertville. The mountains here beautiful. The rise up very quickly.
We arrived at hotel Le Roma around noon. Overall the hotel is nice. There is a small pool and great view. The only challenge is the heat. They are having record heat in the low 90s and no AC. Hopefully the temp drops tonight.
After having an orientation meeting we scarfed a big lunch and got our bikes ready to go. ...