How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Bijou Hotel St. Vincent
Travel Blogs from St. Vincent
... br> is just wonderful. Twists and turns all the way it was but I almost came a
cropper on the first few turns all due to not having all the luggage.
got so use to riding my bike with all the loads of luggage on board I was use
to throwing it into the curves and really having to work those handlebars hard.
Now with the bike as light as ever I found myself over steering and leaning
into the curves far too much. However once I got use to the lightness ...
... and probably said I was crazy. It wasn't too cold but it was to cold for that attire. A cardigan is now required. We donned our cycle gear and found a path into Aosta along a fast flowing river. Aosta is580m above sea level situated in the centre of Aosta valley. It was founded in 25 BC by the Romans at the junction of the major roads leading to France and Switzerland. Its surrounded by superb mountains. This ancient town dates back to the pre-historic age, to Roman ...
... The afternoon sun felt great and the little old wood houses quite charming.
The next morning in Zermatt was perfectly clear, and we were able to view some climbers on the summit of the Matterhorn through the telescope on the deck of the hotel. Amazing to watch the walk across the snow on the summit! We were fortunate to have the day to be able to see this, as the next day was cold with new snow and most likely no climbers.
... you can see 29 four thousand metre high mountains laden with snow. The Cornier Glacier is the second longest ice stream of the Alps, and is almost right at your feet. And the views are just "awesomely fantastic". Because we all have fallen in love with the Matterhorn, we spent quite a lot of time photographing the mountain from every vantage point. Back down to Zermatt, a quick bite of lunch and we were once again on the move, this time to Klein Matterhorn ...
... that the mileage in the guidebook underestimated the first leg and what I thought was going to be about 20K was easily 25k. Then there was an incredible amount of VS. Finally, in the last five kilometers, the FLAT path was closed twice. I had to drop down on a VS and ask directions. Thank you Pimsleur.. Nobody thinks I'm a native but I do know my destre from my sinistre. As I considered staying in the Parocchia accommodations which ...