Ibis Valence Sud
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We started with a walking tour of Viviers, a village of about 5000 people. Narrow streets, old buildings, the church dating back to the 14(?) century. The walk spiralled up to the cathedral, which is the smallest one in France. Here, we were treated to an organ recital in the cathedral-what beautiful acoustics!
in the afternoon, we had a quick French cooking class - crepe ...
... different, we have had cheese tasting, crepes, cakes etc. We actually haven't been to one yet because we are always out on an excursion at that time, today we will be here for the chocolate. We have had a few bits of entertainment on board, they have their own musician who plays throughout lunch and again in the evenings. Last night we had a French person telling us about modern day French life and ...
We arrived in Tournon after a night time cruise. Another quaint little town! We boarded a steam train for a trip up a mountain ( big hill really!)' , interesting guide talking about how they kept the German soldiers at bay up there, saw the train engine turn around, then headed back down the tracks.
we did a lovely walk around the town, only one Main Street before climbing to the terrace of the Chateau de Tournon for a lovely aperitif on the ...
... drove. Halfway through the journey, we stopped at a motorway pull over to have lunch under the trees in some shade as it was really hot. We continued to drive afterwards before hitting a huge traffic jam due to an accident. As we drove past, we saw a family car/van on its roof where it had clipped the side of the inside lane barrier at the wrong angle. We then reached the end of ...
... Extreme B group. This route would cross the Col du Pre and cover 45 miles and 5,300 vertical feet.
The ride left the hotel and headed through the streets of Albertville along the L'Isere river. We headed northeast to Villard-sur-Doron. Everyone in the group was very excited and eager to go but the ride leader did a great job of keeping the pace very steady. There was a very gradual ascent to the ski town of Beaufort. After taking a short break then the real fun ...