Campanile Valence Sud
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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 ...
... Viviers, a very small medieval town with a Basilica built on top of an escarpment overlooking the town. The streets were very narrow and only wide enough for one car at a time. There are apparently lots of cats, although we only saw one, it must have been too hot for them. Once at the top of the viewing area on the escarpment you can see for a long way off and the foot hills of the Alps are in the ...
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 ...
... drove. Halfway through the journey, we stopped at a motorway pull over to have lunch under the trees in some shade as it was really hot. We continued to drive afterwards before hitting a huge traffic jam due to an accident. As we drove past, we saw a family car/van on its roof where it had clipped the side of the inside lane barrier at the wrong angle. We then reached the end of ...
... there are two routes, one "Extreme" and one "Performance". Within these two routes there are also 2 groups A & B. This way the divide up the participants into smaller ride groups. Initially Rich and I were going to do the Performance route today which involved 29 miles and 1,883 vertical feet of climbing, an easy day overall just to get the legs warm. But pride got the better of us when we saw all the riders signing up for the Extreme B group. So at the last minute we ...