Ibis Besancon Marchaux

Autoroute A36, Marchaux, Franche-Comté, 25640, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $86.00
 

Travel Blogs from Marchaux

Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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Without a shadow of doubt, my most abiding memory of the French leg of my Via Francigena is of the Commonwealth War Graves I passed by and stayed a while on my journey through northern France. I knew this would be a poignant experience, not least because 2014 is the centenary of the start of the Great War.

As it happens, the first few graves were of airmen from WW2. I saw small clusters of military headstones in village graveyards which were probably the nearest ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... frame of mind and so got more and more frustrated each time it happened. In my defence, there can be real anxiety when lost in a big forest, and for it to happen again and again just makes things worse. Thinking back, I attribute the first two incidents to poor signing, whereas I think the last occasion could have been down to the fact that the foresters had cut a clearing in the forest and one of those felled trees may have had an ...

I tried to resist, but I'm glad I relented.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... valley - 'Haute' means 'high' in French - which is useful preparation as pre-Alps training. It has also worked out well as an escape from the rain that began just after I arrived at the hotel.

I enjoyed a very pleasant set menu in a nearby restaurant this lunchtime. I'm treating it as my main meal of the day to avoid paying the high prices here in thehotel. I have pate, bread and fruit in my rucksack that I'll eat in my room later. I think France ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... are) for the hotel breakfast. I think it depends on how much you like breakfast - and how much coffee you drink. We like a big, leisurely breakfast when we are travelling and the hotel breakfasts are usually a buffet with croissants and other breads, cheeses, cereal, yogurt, fruit, sometimes eggs and sausage or ham, and unlimited coffee. A café petit déjeuner for 4-5 E's consisting of one croissant and one ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... 114 locks and 2 tunnels and flows through a constantly changing landscape that has been a delight.

As recently as 1997, there were ambitious and very expensive plans to enlarge this canal for modern commercial navigation purposes, linking the port of Rotterdam at the mouth of the Rhine to Marseilles on the delta of the Rhone. There was fierce opposition to this plan from environmentalists who maintained ...

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This 2 star hotel is located on Autoroute A36, Marchaux.
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