Hotel Athena

2 avenue Rouzaud , Royat, Auvergne, 63130, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $92.00

Travel Blogs from Royat

We had the last laugh!

A travel blog entry by startrailers


... main ski runs. This was mainly steep scree, which I hate, and made for difficult walking. It was our poles which saved us from falling several times.

We crossed first a tiny marshy stream which we assumed was the Dore and later another tiny stream - the Dogne. The point where ...

Third time lucky?

A travel blog entry by startrailers


... with rain and with thick cloud, meaning we haven't even caught sight of the Puys. In a fit of optimism we thought we would give the Auvergne one more chance.

We travelled on good roads via Figeac and Aurillac, aiming for the Monts du Cantal, where there are several puys ...

Bedous to Chambon-sur-Lac

A travel blog entry by heatherandjohn


... toilet block was ancient. The showers had pull chains to get the water to flow. As I was tucking myself in for the night, John came back from the loo very excited, clutching a grass stalk with a glow worm attached. We turned the lights off to admire its glow – how lovely!!

Thursday 12th June

Les Planches 930m – Puy Gros 1390m – Lac de Guery 1268m – Col de St Laurent 1450m

We arrived in La Bourboule ...

Tyred and rested.

A travel blog entry by jonnystanners


Did you know that Clermont-Ferrand is where Mr Michelin first developed his tyre production company AND that its bicephalous? Nope. Me neither. Not until today that is. It's actually quite an interesting wee place. I read something about Caesar being defeated by the Gauls here. Way. There's other things too but I'll let you research that if the fancy grabs you. Well. Today, was the day for me to rest my weary wee legs and chill, but, ...

Vive le Difference

A travel blog entry by jonnystanners


Here we are again then. Slight change of focus for the blog today (not so much actually) as the ride was smooth and uneventful, although, it has to be said again complimented by the French and their incredible hospitality and good nature. I'll list these right now in fact. 1. Having done my early morning shop at Carrefour (I've now realised that you can get a box of 6 Pain au Chocolat for 3 Euros and was on my third by the time I hit the checkout) I revisited ...

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