Hotel Les Aiglons Resort & Spa
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... their fine little town.
Tonight I am staying in an eight-bed dormitory on a camping site. There are two other residents, who I have yet to meet. It's probably the cheapest digs on offer at 23 Swiss Francs (approx 20 Euros) per night. I've done better than I expected for accommodation costs in Switzerland so far, thanks to staying initially in a shared room in a private home and then youth hostelling in Lausanne and ...
We just finished the tour du Mont Blanc - 180km, 3 countries, 9 days! Also some sore feet by the end...
actually it was probably some of the nicest hiking we have ever done - stayed in some lovely hotels and mountain refuges, ate amazing food each day, good wine each night!
Think Andy was a bit de estates to be in Chamonix in summer rather than winter, but ...
... base of Mont Blanc. Stunning views around every corner and a great place to stop for a beer and a bite before heading back to Annecy.
Tomorrow I climb the Col de L'Arpettaz a climb full of hairpins and a little known gem down towards Albertville.
Rain is forecast so it could be interesting.
... there was no sign of Connie. At this point I realized a fatal flaw in my planning. You see, coming into this trip I kept telling people that my main motivation in climbing quickly was that she had the VISA and would be ahead waiting for me in the next town…shopping. I had to get there quickly to limit the damage. What I didn’t take into account was the many shopping opportunities on the way to the tops of the climbs. Connie came ...
... nice downhill would be a great way to start. Unfortunately, what goes up must come down and our hotel ended up being in a neighboring valley. I would be facing a climb to start. Oh well, welcome tithe mountains of France!
Finally we reached the hotel. We quickly checked in and got our gear up to the room. It was getting late and we wanted to find something close by for a meal. On a balcony above where we had parked was a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Les Aiglons Resort & Spa Chamonix
Enjoyed the location in front of Chamonix Sud bus station (to access any of the ski valleys of Chamonix), and the newly renovated hotel. The restaurant was also good, but the hotel is central enough to walk out and eat at a different place everyday.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.