Ibis Valence Sud
Travel Blogs from Valence
... was worth the effort. 4. Traffic is a ***** on the Cote de Azure. Poor Fred spent way too much time behind the wheel today, creeping along from St. Tropez past Cannes and Nice and slowly into Monte Carlo. Monte Carlo was spectacular and well worth the time spent in the car, but it was a long day. We are very much looking forward to spending a week at Spannochia and relaxing a ...
... at the side of the cathedral, from which you could see the town below and indeed the whole countryside. Even the nuclear power plant in the distance. France gets 80% of its power from nuclear energy.
We then walked back down through the beautiful medieval town to the river. At the end of our walk we were invited to play petanque (pe Tan) which is bocci ball to us. They also served pastis and sausages. It was a fun afternoon.
... been together now for twelve days, although we left her parked in Annecy for two days. Annecy was a much, much quieter town this morning as the long weekend was over. It would have been nice to lounge around without the crowds, but we have to move on. This is our third castle we have stayed in and by far the flashiest. I am so glad we got here early to soak it all ...
Another day of cruising on the riverboat as we make our way to Provence. Today, a three hour stop in Tain l'Hermitage where we toured a winery (with just horrible wine), the Valrhona chocolate boutique (Barefoot Contessa says this is the best chocolate in the world), and an art gallery. Then back onboard. Five days in to a seven day cruise, we have made many friends with whom we sit in bar as scenery goes by. Life is ...
... as the tasting here we were to have a rather nice lunch. First, the wines.
1. St Pérey – “Les Sauvagères” 2012 – 13.5%
100% Marsanne (but usually contains 5% Roussanne). 15% new oak but for only a few months – again, the region is looking to use oak to season not dominate the character of the wines.
Pale, clear and bright. Very floral, some peach. Soft, subtle with good ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed