Travel Blogs from Villeneuve les Beziers
... to cycle in wind. The next day of cycling was absolutely one of our top 3 days ever on a bike trip. We rode along the coast, and then inland up a difficult climb. The route was supposed to go back down the climb and back to the coastal road, but our guide took the group of us that made it up to the top down the back side, and through the inland country side to Tossa de Mar where we met up with the rest. Mike and I had visited Tossa de Mar on a ...
... after the rain - though worked well the next morning. Another quick drive around confirmed that it may be the only nearby hotel that is open so we went back and got a room for one night for 94 euro. Reading the room compendium, we are here two weeks into the low season. We went to dinner at 8.30pm and found one of probably few restaurants open. We were amongst the few guests but over the next hour it filled up. It took 45 minutes to have our initial drink ...
... a naturist village where nudity is mandatory. No, we didn't go because it was too cold and raining!!
During the evening after a few drinks at the apartment complex bar, we went out to a restaurant and had a steak to celebrate Gilly's birthday. When we eventually left we got soaked wet through walking the 10 minutes back to the hotel.
Miles today - 152
Total mileage so far - ...
... River is a beautiful turquoise colour and there are heaps of places to camp and go swimming and bush walking along the canyon. The countryside is so peaceful and like Switzerland the wildflowers were out and insects lazily buzz around. We travelled around the Northern rim of the canyon and stopped at the halfway point, called Point Sublime, it certainly lives up to its name! Here the river plunges down between narrow, rock walls and doesn't open up again until ...
An uneventful day must travelling along the canal and relaxing. There had been bad reports of the moorings at Beziers itself, with boats being tagged, so we stopped at a village a few Kms short. Another BBQ for tea. Six O'Clock Happy hour is the routine, either on Phil's boat or Bruce's. This hour can extend to two and the jokes ...
Other places to stay in Villeneuve les Beziers
6 avenue des Colombes - Parc de la Montagnette, Villeneuve les Beziers | 2 star hotelfrom $51
28 Boulevard Gambetta, Villeneuve les Beziers | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Rue de la Source, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $114
La Montagnette, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $98
Parc Actipolis, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $65