Ibis Sion Est
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- Reduced mobility rooms
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room
- Multilingual staff
- Business Services
- Meal plan
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Travel Blogs from Sion
... yes walked , not a typo!!!) down the mountain for 8 kms, as Noel thought it a good idea!! The first km, was dodgy, melting slippery snow and mud, rocks and it was hot !!! I had also bought a cowbell at the shop at the top of the mountain, which wasn't such a good idea ,as I was schlepping down the mountain. But then, the terrain became grassy, snow patches galore with the track following a waterfall ,with beautiful flowers sprinkled everywhere - ...
We awoke in Sunday morning a little slow and sore after a big Saturday of Canyoning and celebrating but we were packed and off by 10am. After 3 great nights in Interlaken it was off to Zermatt to check out the famous Matterhorn. We arrived in the afternoon and took a walk around ...
... where we camp out at the McDonalds a short while to allow some of us to taxi to the hotel and take our bags and check in. We are staying a little further out of town and want to check out the castles that Sion is known for before they close for the day so this plan seems the best solution. While ordering a coffee we find to our surprise we are now in French speaking Switzerland not Italian. This is great news and Vanessa and I have some fun using pieces ...
... had hiked yesterday.
The second third of the climb was a tale of two gradients... either 0 or 12%. It was packed with wonderful switchbacks, waterfalls, countless cows and still no cars. It was at this point where things started to hurt a little. Dawned on me that although I had eaten on package of energy chews and had one more in my jersey pocket the rest of my food was in my saddle bag. I have ok bike handling skills... I can get anything out of my pockets, turn on ...
... day to buy fresh bread during the summer holidays. You don't see many fat Swiss people around!
Walking back up was a bit of a challenge, but a nice distraction. We still had plenty of food left over from the barbeque to eat for dinner and I played possibly one of my worst rounds of Catan ever! But sitting around playing games and eating meals together has been one of the best things about this trip. It is almost like a slice of Banff in Switzerland!