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... longer, eat more courses, drink more coffee. Bad, bad, bad!! It is not a tourist town, despite having quite a few attractions, but it obviously has a lot of grandparents who care for grandchildren in the school holidays given the number of kids pouring off the trains into the arms of older people! The city was the capital of Savoy from the 13th Century until 1563, when the capital was shifted to Turin (apparently the Dukes were having trouble with the French, and could get help ...
Back to Chambery, and home about 6:00pm.
Had a dinner at a nice Italian restaurant tonight. As it is so close, there is a large Italian influence in this regions with many Italian restaurants.
Tomorrow, we do the drive to Nice. havent decided on the actual route yet, but they all say around 5 hours, so we should do it in about 8 - allowing for lots of little stops.
... a great meal of local food tonight. Our waiter was great - not great English, but he really looked after us. Even brought us some of the local Genepi Chartreuse liqueur.
For Matthew, the table next to ushad a traditional raclette - it was amazing watching them eat it with their plates of different cold meats - will tell you all about it when we get home,
Tomorrow (Saturday), ...
... s name was even etched on one of the stone pillars. We spent a little over an hour here.
We stopped to pick up a sandwich before we left town. We wanted to stop and have lunch along the lake. It truly is a beautiful area. The sandwich we ordered didn't come as we ordered. We just wanted a cheese sandwich on baguette and got a grilled ham and cheese on baguette, like a panini. So, we stopped a little earlier for lunch on the lake while ...
... cheese and some crackers and enjoyed them on the hotel's 2nd floor terrace.
Tuesday 9/16 - Tuesday began in bright sunshine - clear, crisp with a slight touch of fall in the air. Throughout the old town there is a farmer's market on Tuesday's mornings where all the locals come to buy their meats, cheeses, fruits and veggies.
Next we rented bikes and took a ...