Travel Blogs from Vittel
... 10:30 am. We drove through the beautiful landscape of the Voges and "la route des grands Crue" where you find hundreds of vineyards. Lots of chateaus and gorgeous old villages along these roads. We felt like stopping and staying around this area to visit but we have appointments with our friends, so we'll just have to come back here without the caravan and a small tent than we would be here in 5 driving. At 5:30 pm we arrived at the house of Hubert and ...
... boys see us! The boys have been given instructions on how to run boat,flush toilets,open and shut locks. The locks are automatic now. Don't have to get off and do it manually anymore. All the boys have boat positions. Colin and steve are the rope men. Lou is engineer (sits and listens to engine and drinks). Graham was captain till he lost a boy! ( buoy attached to side of boat). So he is now rope boy and Colin is captain.
Gone thru 4 bottles of wine ...
This is our hotel room. Small and pokey. All these photos I called " from" is for Plombieres les-Bains.this is where the train took us from Dijon to Plombieres les-Bains. Beautiful old place. Lots of Roman features! Just come back from dinner. Very nice. Lou shouted a bottle of champagne to celebrate the start of our journey!. Weather a bit drizzle. Hope it clears up for our canal ...
... well crossed the whole of France, starting in the southwest and finishing in the northeast.
When we finally arrived in Epinal, our GPS took us to a BBQ Diner but we were able to find our hotel after asking some cowboy clad French people for directions. After a quick dinner with Philippe and Stephanie we called it a night as we were tired from the day's drive and Philippe wanted to take us on a hike in Vosges mountains the next ...
... of a bicycle so with that in mind it has been business as usual since then. We found ourselves in all the towns the michelin map recommends which included views aplenty and then bottles of red wine. We finished the area by cycling small canals up to dijon. Seeing people travel by boat through the network of water in France has certainly sown the seeds for a different ...
Other places to stay in Vittel
1 Lieu dit L'Oree du Bois, Vittel | 3 star hotelfrom $101
162 rue de Charmey, Vittel | 3 star hotelfrom $94
125, Avenue de Chatillon, Vittel | 2 star hotelfrom $67
70 Avenue Georges Clemenceau, Vittel | Hotelfrom $95
Route des Lacs, Vittel | Hotelfrom $76
80 Ave Bouloumie, Vittel | Hotelfrom $53
158 Avenue Bouloumie, Vittel | 4 star hotelfrom $114