Hotel Les Balcons du Hameau

725 Route du Mont d'Arbois, Megève, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 74120, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Megève

Base Camp: Martigny.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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I arrived in Martigny mid-afternoon after a fairly straightforward 4.5 hour stroll from Saint-Marice, where I spent a lovely evening with the Augustian community at their abbey in the town. Its claim to fame is that it is the oldest continuously functioning abbey in the western world, having been founded in 515AD. The basilica has had to be rebuilt a few times owing to rockfalls from the mountain behind it, but I was reassured that it ...

Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... next adventure, a cog railway up to a glacier. One that used to be so big it was known as the La Mer de Glacé (Sea of ice). Unfortunately those days were long gone. There were markers along the walk down to the glacier that showed its size in years gone by. It has really shrunk in the last decade, which was quite saddening. The route to the glacier involved the cog railway, then a cable car, then 200 steps. Inside the ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... their heads underwater and fish that you can easily see through the clear water. But how is the water so clear? I know the Rhone isn't the only source of the lake, but where did the gunk go? On returning from CERN our theories of our less than appealing aromas had been confirmed. The hotel cleaners had come through and to quell the strong scent of of our room, had gone overboard with the bleach through the bathroom. When we opened ...

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 ...

Midnight is where the day begins

A travel blog entry by staciehall

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... was pretty much on my own, with another rider from Boston about 200m back who was struggling as well. I could see people up ahead, all strung out too. But all the big bunches had gone. The road was straight with traffic in both directions and as I approached an intersection, a car coming in the opposite direction stopped to turn left (across the traffic). There were race marshals on the intersection and an ambulance/safety ...

Location

This hotel, located on 725 Route du Mont d'Arbois, Megève, is near Val Joly, Mont d'Arbois Ski Area, Le Jaillet Ski Area, and Beauty Farm.
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