Ibis Sion Est
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- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
- Business Services
- Meal plan
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Travel Blogs from Sion
We were very excited to see blue sky when we woke up! Since the wether was good we decided to take the cablecar up Grands Montets. We only went half way and got off at Lognan (1972m) and hiked for 45mins to the Glacier d'Argentiere. It was beautiful! Mat did an extra little hike up to the snow line. After enjoying the serenity for a ...
It rained all day!! We decided to take the train as far as we could towards Switzerland (15mins) to Vallorcine and had lunch in a cute little restaurant recommended to us by our camp ground. Mat and dad had the Tartiflette (baked potato, onion, cheese, bacon) and I had a similar dish with white wine soaked bread with mushroom and cheese. The meals ...
... 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!