Travel Blogs from Vittel
Well this is where we ended up after legging it from Saint Nicolas the terrible town! We park up in the local Carpark in town as the Aire was predictably full at 9pm. We get our heads down and put the TV on and watch Terminator 2 with sub titles like you do! We are still laughing at ourselves and the great escape! We leave in the morning very early to go to another Aire so we can enjoy our last full day in ...
... we got a big shower and the rest of the day the sun and rain took their turn. We arrived at 5:10 pm at Bellerive-sue-Allier which actually is just over the bridge from Vichy. Hubert just arrived to welcome us. We got settled, organized and our stuff out of the caravan, which we parked in front of the house. As Mylene wasn't there but in Algeria to manage their funpark for a month and a half, Hubert had to do everything and invited friends for a dinner in the ...
... 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 ...
Today is wet and drizzle. We leave to day to go to Fontenay.just had brecky...so un exciting croissants,bread,jams,warm tea. We are so spoilt in NZ.! Showers were Luke warm. Quickest shower I ever had!. But I must admit these old buildings are so beautiful. Sleeping in them gives you a sense of what it was like. On the boat now. Had all our instructions issued. Girls have waddled off to do some shopping. Had to buy some yummy eclairs to eat on the way back ...
... br> The next morning we were rested and ready for a day of hiking in the fresh mountain air. Philippe drove us up to the Vosges, about an hour outside of Epinal, where the tree covered mountain ranges reminded us of the BC coast! Philippe packed a beautiful picnic lunch - baguette sandwiches, brioche, apples, plums and chocolate! - so we stopped at a viewpoint to enjoy food and the scenery.
We hiked through alpine meadows and the ...
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