Hotel Bellecote

Montchavin-La Plagne, Montchavin, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 73210, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Montchavin

Descente dans la vallée de l'Isère

A travel blog entry by lesrandonneurs on Aug 22, 2013

3 comments, 4 photos

Distance 15,8 Km
Dnv +718m -1300 m

Nous profitons toujours d'une météo très favorable pour une descente d'environ 4 heures qui nous ramène à environ 776 mètres d'altitude, au bord de l'Isère où nous avons pique niqué aux produits régionaux avant d'aborder une montée agréable, en forêt, à l'ombre qui nous a conduit au joli village …

Sun and cycling through the wildflowers

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Finally some sunshine, well at least a peek through the clouds every now and then. Ready to ride at 5.30am and the night clerk forgot to leave the key out for the shed. Another late start then I'm off to climb Col du Mollard.

Fantastic climb this one fairly long and through forest on the lower slopes and wildflowers above the cloud line. I was a little lost for a while just a little, stupid Garmin! But soon was back on track.

There ...

Riding through the mist

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Woke up with high hopes of an early ride today looked out the window and could not believe how far down the mountain the cloud had rolled. Climbing big Cols was out of the question.

We took an early morning trip St Jean de Maurienne to stock up on supplies and have a coffee and croissant. The weather started getting worse so it was time for bread, cheese, salami and wine.

By the afternoon the rain stopped ...

Tour du Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by orrs2014

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We just finished the tour du Mont Blanc - 180km, 3 countries, 9 days! Also some sore feet by the end...
actually it was probably some of the nicest hiking we have ever done - stayed in some lovely hotels and mountain refuges, ate amazing food each day, good wine each night!
Think Andy was a bit de estates to be in Chamonix in summer rather than winter, but ...

Beaten by the rain!

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Today the plan was to ride three or four cols, well that was the plan, the weather had other ideas.

I set off at 5.30am with just a light drizzle and if you have seen today's stage of the TDF you would know it became progressively worse.

I made it to Thones climbing the Col De Bluffy however by then I was soaked through. My rain booties and gloves had given up and became water capsules, I couldn't warm up and still had to climb over 1400 metres.

The Alps beat me ...

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This hotel, located on Montchavin-La Plagne, Montchavin, is near Paradis Sport.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Bellecote Montchavin

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