Hotel de Lyon
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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We started with a walking tour of Viviers, a village of about 5000 people. Narrow streets, old buildings, the church dating back to the 14(?) century. The walk spiralled up to the cathedral, which is the smallest one in France. Here, we were treated to an organ recital in the cathedral-what beautiful acoustics!
in the afternoon, we had a quick French cooking class - crepe ...
Our day started on the move, we have been travelling overnight going through locks heading south along the Rhone. By breakfast time we were docked alongside at a very small place called Tounon. There was a short walking tour organised for 0830, the guide collected us and we had a look around. Tournon is a pretty little place quite small and luckily we arrived on market day and the stalls about fifty of ...
We arrived in Tournon after a night time cruise. Another quaint little town! We boarded a steam train for a trip up a mountain ( big hill really!)' , interesting guide talking about how they kept the German soldiers at bay up there, saw the train engine turn around, then headed back down the tracks.
we did a lovely walk around the town, only one Main Street before climbing to the terrace of the Chateau de Tournon for a lovely aperitif on the ...
... storm infront of us. We also realised that we were going to get soaked if we continued to drive so therefore we found another campsite by the side of the river. However, there was not much water left in it so we didn't spend too long there. That was when the thunder and lightning started... We got back, watched the storm, had tea and watched a film. At about half past ten, we went to ...
... vans pulled up, we loaded all our gear and took about a 45 min drive to Albertville. The mountains here beautiful. The rise up very quickly.
We arrived at hotel Le Roma around noon. Overall the hotel is nice. There is a small pool and great view. The only challenge is the heat. They are having record heat in the low 90s and no AC. Hopefully the temp drops tonight.
After having an orientation meeting we scarfed a big lunch and got our bikes ready to go. ...