Hotel La Grande Eperviere
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Photos of Hotel La Grande Eperviere
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Grande Eperviere Barcelonnette
Travel Blogs from Barcelonnette
... became more rough with some potholes as the vegetation thinned - we were clearly above the snow line. Then a summit came into view after a small tunnel and with sheer cliffs in several directions we would need to concentrate. The sheer vistas and 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains made this optional žside trip seriously worth while. Stopping at the cairn I took many photographs and felt lucky to be on my own and not sharing either the place or the small narrow ...
... as "being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz. Your whole being is involved, and you're using your skills to the utmost." http://psychology.about.com/od/Positive Psychology/a/flow.htm I've experienced the sensation of flow in several activities in my life from white water canoeing, mountain biking, cycling, running and now motorcycling. ...
Today we had a 20.1km climb at 5.5%. It was overcast but thankfully the rain held off until we were arriving at the campsite. Our SPOT tracker has died today, so unfortunately shows us still in Guilestre! We plan to carb load now as have a huge day tomorrow up the Cime de la Bonette (2802m), a 23.1km climb at 6.5%. Yikes. Also saw our first sign to the finish line in Nice ...
... and we very much enjoyed the 31km descent and stopping in Arvieux for a burger, salad and proper coffee! We made it to the campsite in good time and glorious sunshine so we went straight in the pool! Time to rest now as we have another big challenge tomorrow. The book describes the climb tomorrow as 'testing'. ...
... amazing as we passed above the tree line. The scree slopes near the top were quite spectacular. Around 2km from the top, Cime de La Bonette came into view. It was a dome shaped mountain top with dark grey scree slopes. It was looking quite foreboding as a dark, barren silhouette against the cloudy sky. The last km was quite steep, and we could feel the reduced oxygen at that altitude. But we were committed. We bought the shirts. We had to make it to the ...