Hotel Balladins Lyon/Chanas Express
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Balladins Lyon/Chanas Express
Travel Blogs from Chanas
... I was on Thomas the train with its whistle blowing and steam floating in the air.
The afternoon was spent cruising on the Rhone to Viviers. The ship provided great food and entertainment. We had a live demonstration on making a chocolate soufflé and there was also a nautical talk with a question and answer time for the staff. The afternoons weather was sunny and warm so a ...
... overtake each other at 4/5 mph difference in speeds and it was like following a curtain of water.
However, the other drivers were not so friendly as yesterday and none of them waved or blew their horns at us, ah well.
After 186 km and €22.60 later ( a bargain really) we thought what the heck towns will be there next year and due to the rain would miss out Lyon as well and see how far we could get and the answer was Filines. A ...
... and underneath the structure. Next we visited a picturesque and busy medieval village of Uzes, where we had the chance to look around, do a little shopping, coffee and the most delicious waffles with Nutella...yummy! There as a very crowded food market in the town square which added to the atmosphere. Back to the ship for lunch then some free time to explore the town of Avignon within the city walls housing the ...
... disruption. We had a walking tour of this very old small town through narrow alleys making our way up to the ramparts of the 4th Century cathedral of the Bishop. Rebuilt in 12th Century and extended in the 18th Century where we had an organ recital. The view across the rooftops below and towards the Swiss Alps was exceptional, especially as the sun had finally arrived. The afternoon offered more excursions, but we decided to catch up on some sleep as we ...
Day 25: we heard the 4.00am departure through our sleep haze, but we're rudely awoken at the sound of grinding sounds like scrapping along gravel just before 6am. Thankfully it was only entering a lock but suffice to say we were awake and so another day on the river. We cruised all morning through a very picturesque valley, enjoying some downtime....reading etc During lunch we arrived in Tournon, t'ain Le Hermitage, another wine growing region but also part of the ...