Grand Hotel des Bains
Travel Blogs from Vals-les-Bains
... were many lookout points along the way; I was riding mostly with Linda and we stopped at two for photos ops and probably two or three more just for a look.
Eventually we topped out at a named col, Col du Serre de Tourre at 323 m, before we hit a substantial descent (on fresh, black pavement) and came upon Dave waiting with a bottle of cold water and a couple cans of Coke Zero at a roadside bar. Nice. We guzzled a ...
Woke up to a bright sunny day with temps expected in the 30s. Barry had headed off early to avoid the heat and Mark was not far behind. The rest of us left together so Tom could ensure that everyone made it out of the city. Being a Sunday this turned out to be easy.
We started off like a house on fire and kept that pace until we got to Pont-St-Esprit where let the ...
... Script: dinner tonight was a buffet, but not quite like chez nous. We knew we were only allowed a single trip up for each course (we had tickets to submit), but whereas we could load our own plates as much as we wanted for the entree (appetizer) and the servers seemed willing to pile things up for our plats garnis, apparently we were supposed to limit helping ourselves to only a single dessert. Oopsie!
... 3. B & Bs can be an awesome experience. We truly lucked out in Saint Peray last night. A young couple just started a B&B last year called Coeur de Vignes and it is beautiful. She is an amazing cook and he has a passion for wine... A very good combination in an area that grows fruit and produces some of France's best wines. Although it was not the easiest place to ...
... their bishopric. There is a very large monolith which is now in the center of the village. The cathedral was built on the top of this rocky prominence and initially surrounded by wooden fences but eventually stone walls. The town grew up around the base of the rock. The town has been preserved as a historical landmark. Only 30% of the buildings are occupied. The cathedral was started in 400 AD. It was originally built in the ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed