Hotel Villa Russell
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?
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Villa Russell Torla
Travel Blogs from Torla
... visitor in the night(s)
As we left Lourdes behind, a glance over our left shoulders towards the Pyrenees revealed the places where we had such a good time, covered with snow. Proper thick snow, that although undoubtable beautiful, would have wrecked the riding of the last few days.
Its been truly magical, we have been so lucky.
Next you will hear from us we will probably be in Avoriaz. Cheers just now.
... br> A few weeks ago we met a Frenchman who is very interested in the boat, having been shown round it twice before meeting us. This is no fender kicker. He already lives on a sail boat, but wants a canal/ river boat as he works as an engineer for Locaboat. Jean-Pierre loved the mechanics of the boat, the little details Stefan had built in and the way Jack handled on the water. His girlfriend Florence loved all the home comforts, even though she has no intention ...
... if you wanted. There were so many religious shops selling everything religious you can think of right next to each other. There would have had to be about 100 of them in Lourdes. We also saw so many priests and nuns in full outfits strolling around. Prayers, masses, rosary and confession go all day every day. You can buy candles that are 2m high to put at the alters. Back on the train to Paris and our ...
Caught the train to Lourdes. It is six hours from Paris but we had been looking forward to seeing the grotto where Bernadette saw the Virgin Mary. The basilica is magnificent. Lourdes is picture postcard. It is tranquil and the river runs through the town. There is a fort high up on ...
... rising collectively up to about 1700m with a vertical of about 1400m. The others, the Col de Marie-Blanque, and the Col de Ahuskey were unknown entities. We figured that once we had finished the first two, we would be fine and would just have to pace ourselves. Little did we know.
The Col de Solour was a stunning, beautiful climb without excess that arose into the sunshine and the alpine. Our legs were working if not with enthusiasm, with effect. It was ...