Château De Grasse
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- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Multilingual staff
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Safely out of Monaco and on the motorway, we headed in the vague direction of Nice, with Deb searching for campsites on the web. We headed towards Opio to our chosen campsite, only to find it was full and instead ended up at Gorges du Loup, with incredible views across the valley.
The campsite was great, big enough to have ...
... up every day of the trip (and begging Andy to stay here two nights!), once fed we climbed into the car and headed up to the nearby gorge, referred to as 'the Grand Canyon of France'. We wound our way up the narrow road, through cliffside passes with tunnels cut straight through for the road to continue.
We stopped at a cafe with waterfall views for Andy's morning espresso, then wandered down some steps to a lookout with views over cascades. ...
... milk fat!Another half an hour and we decided to stop at an Autogrill (service station restaurant) to have a coffee and something to eat. The next one was signed as a "Snack Bar", but we checked it out anyway - nope, it was a little roadhouse with not much there apart from panninis and food in a bain marie... The next one looked more promising.... Nope. Slightly bigger, but still not quite a restaurant. Third time lucky? No. Another smaller one (even though it was labelled ...
... she had seen in Bolivia, 'but that's miles away isn't it?' I had to break it to her that I didn't think we would make it there on this trip. Since we were near another gorge, today we decided we would check it out, there are a couple of waterfalls next to the road we drove down yesterday which we decided we would go to. The first was the Cascades du Saut du Loup and in all honesty it was a massive disappointment. We had to pay 1 euro each to ...
... I won the driving argument as my fear was stronger and I was more insistent. I have no idea how high the road was but it was quite narrow and winding and it had a very poor excuse for a wall as a barrier, it wouldn't even have been the height of our tyres. The drop over the side was practically straight down so luckily the road was not very busy as I was driving mostly down the middle. It is a very strange sensation but for some reason it actually ...