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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel d'Angleterre Arreau
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... hair-pin bends. This is the section which saw the tragic death of young Italian rider Fabio Casartelli, who in 1995 crashed while descending on a stage of the Tour. Our descent was steep to start with, but then became a lovely rolling downhill through villages and green pastures, all the way down to the small town of Saint-Girons. 82km (51 ...
... make this climb so renowned are unchanged. Leaving Luz-Saint-Sauveur, the gradient ramps up immediately. A small sign marks every kilometre as you ascend, counting down to the summit. The twisty hair-pin bends start in earnest halfway up; we wound our way up this steep and increasingly barren mountain until we finally reach the top. Unsurpassed views of glaciers and other mountain peaks await us, but our real reward is getting to the top of a climb which ...
Had a fab day out at a prehistoric park for the he kids. It had a lovely audio display talking about the history of the place. There are caves in the region that are 30,000 years old. Magdalenes lived in the area and used to hunt dear and bison. The kids enjoyed learing and then they did some cave painting and learnt how to make fire. That night we had a nice catch up with Liz and Russ and had a for wines. A late night. But a new day of driving was ahead of us!! ...
Got up fairly early and set off to Tarascon at 10.30. The drive was pretty easy made easer by having a phone that worked and enabled good directions. We enjoyed the trip through the Pyrenees going through tunnels and over montain passes. We had a nice lunch stop high up next to a river south of The Tunnel Puymorens. Then had a scary decent from 1100 m ...
Friday 3rd April 2015.
The morning starts cool, only 1C at breakfast time, but, by 10:30 it is a pleasant 15C.
We decide to visit St Gaudens, about ten miles away, on the scooter.
Kathleen is becoming blasť about riding on the back, she had forgotten to put her gloves ...