Hotel Shackleton Mountain Resort

Address: Via Assietta 1/B, Sestriere, Piedmont, 10058, Italy | 4 star hotel
 
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This 4 star hotel, located on Via Assietta 1/B, Sestriere, is near Pragelato and Via Vialattea.
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    Travel Blogs from Sestriere

    Lake Garda, Italy

    A travel blog entry by david.seldon on Jul 08, 2015

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... of trucks, all jostling for position, whilst juggling the mind-computer read-outs of the closing rates of the cars in the mirrors, vs our own closing rate on the truck in front...before swooping into the over-taking lane, and then back again into the "slow" lane without causing a 40 car pile-up...
    Becomes a bit stressful in something with the acceleration of a tortoise with a ...

    Briançon to Risoul

    A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 18, 2015

    15 photos

    ... pines and mélèze, the heat and the scent from the pines reminded us of Lacanau. The road surface is excellent for most of the ascent, and there is a marked cycle lane on the right hand side of the road. It doesn't get much better than that!

    From the elevation profile we were expecting a constant climb, but after a few kilometres the road levels and there is a slight descent before climbing again, offering some respite for the legs.

    After the terrible weather on ...

    Rest day!

    A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 17, 2015

    7 photos

    Garmin says...

    No cycling today!

    We've looked back on some trips we've done in the past and thought it would've been nice to spend more than a single evening in one place, so for this trip we planned a day off.

    Paul Henderson in his 'Cycling the French Alps' book recommends Briançon as a good place to spend a day off the bike, so we took his advice.

    Briançon is the highest city in France, at 1,326 m. Our hotel, 'Le Temple' is ...

    Aussois to Briançon

    A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 16, 2015

    10 photos

    ... to get a lot colder nearer the top, and we had to get our jackets on while we were still climbing. About 1 km from the top, cars have an option to take a tunnel through the mountain rather than going over the pass - it's not an option for bikes! That final ascent is really hard, especially in the rain. The gradient increases and, well, we were pretty tired by then.

    Descending Galibier - a near death experience

    Another kind soul took a few snaps of us ...

    Val D'Isere to Aussois

    A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 15, 2015

    15 photos

    ... open). €3 for a coffee in a paper cup seemed a bit of a rip off, but they definitely had cornered the market at the 2,770m pass.

    We prepared for the descent with leg warmers and jackets, but as soon as we got onto the south side of the mountain we cycled into rain and hail. We got extremely cold, especially our hands, and had to stop for a few minutes to try to warm them as braking had become difficult.

    Luckily the ...