Travel Blogs from Luxeuil-les-Bains
... do stay at Le Hôtel du France.
As well as having great accommodation, we probably had the best meal of our trip in Montbeliard. It was very quiet and untouristy in the town and there didn't seem to be a lot of restaurants open. But we finally came upon a tiny little restaurant called Le Pause Gourmand. As we discovered, they had only opened that week and it was a husband as chef and ...
... cycle from Montbéliard to Baume les Dames, mostly along the river and canal but with one deviation up into the countryside (and up one big hot hill - so happy to see a water trough at the top) and through some very small farm villages. One of the great things about cycling is that you practically go through people's backyards and are constantly seeing little vignettes - a sleeping dog, washing on a line, a vegetable garden, ...
... with our previous route south to Lyon! That meant a second gourmandise experience which, while very enjoyable, caused Werner to blanch at the bill! Thank goodness that a tip is not expected in France!!!
We are planning an early start from Montbeliard tomorrow morning to Mulhouse in Alsace hoping to avoid the hot sun of the last few days!
Then onward to Basel to complete the first leg of the Eurovelo 6 route!
... We had been stopped for over an hour and we did not see another boat and on the rivers there is no-one to call, you are on your own! It turned out the lock was literally just round the corner but it was too far for us to have carried on and risk serious damage to the engine. We were rather grateful the river was not flowing anywhere near as fast as when we came upstream.
After the manned locks yesterday which ...
Monday 2nd June 2014
It was a bad weather forecast for rain showers followed by thunderstorm and lightning but for us it was another "Gibraltar morning" (when Isi was stationed there it was boring as every morning was the same with blue sky and sunshine) of bright sunshine and good temperature.
We set off from Montbéliard and again thanked the Capitaine for all her help with the batteries. John had a chance to talk about tourism with ...
Other places to stay in Luxeuil-les-Bains
19, Avenue Labienus, Luxeuil-les-Bains | 2 star hotelfrom $80
2 avenue Jean Moulin, Luxeuil-les-Bains | 3 star hotelfrom $82
18 rue Georges Moulimard , Luxeuil-les-Bains | 3 star hotelfrom $95
16 Rue des Thermes, Luxeuil-les-Bains | 3 star hotelfrom $70