Excelsior

34 Rue J.-J. Rousseau, Geneva, Geneva, 1201, Switzerland | 1 star hotel
Prices starting from $132.00
 

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Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... we started getting glimpses of the mountain through the clouds, but it was not the one we had gone to see. Perhaps we will see it on our ride. On our return to Geneva, we have started our preparations for the next ride. Doing our homework on the night before. That's generally how we do things. For the first time we are not following signs and we don't have a little map pack with relatively detailed maps to follow. So we are ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... inside were all booked out, but we think we saw some hadrons... We were interested to find out that the 27km circumference underground tunnel doesn't go under the mountains at all - just under the countryside near Geneva. Apparently it's 100m below the ground! We found ourselves standing above the Atlas detector. We enjoyed reading and hearing about how they use the accelerator to re-create the high-energy environment shortly after the ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... could take a rest day here... And our shoes are still wet, and we hate putting on wet shoes... But we did want to conquer our mission to ride all the way from the North Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. And we will undoubtedly meet with rain throughout our journey over the Alps. So we decided on the 'wait and see' option. We packed up and ate breakfast inside the tent, and headed to the restaurant for cappuccinos. By this time, the rain was finally easing ...

Lake Geneva and a day of Swiss culture

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... of high rise buildings. All seem to have been built to tie in with the old town buildings within the city.

Tomorrow we leave for St Michel de Maurienne in the heart of French Alps cycling.
My last ride in Annecy tomorrow morning is a challenge with four Cols in total before meeting up with Mich in Thones.

Hope the weather improves.

au revior
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Swiss Sunday

A travel blog entry by tmarq4

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... for a snack and drinks this evening. We all went to a nearby tavern and enjoyed the local craft beer, pizza and conversation. We're looking forward to getting to know them better in the next several days. Then, back to the room to get ready for the next day's touring. Weather-wise, the day started out as a beautiful sunny day, in the 60s, rose to a surprising hot 86, and ended with a cooling rain ...

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This 1 star hotel, located in the Grottes - Saint-Gervais area of Geneva, is near KeyTours S.A., Mont Blanc, Batiment des Forces Motrices, and Vacheron Constantin.
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