Hotel des Princes
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Turning the book to a new Chapter: Crossing France!
After Riding through Austria 2006 and 2007 and crossing Switzerland and Northern Italy 2008 and 2009 we finally arrived in the country of great wine and food: La France.
Unlike other camino travelers, we choose not to take the "official" via from Geneva, but instead took off were …
In the hope of getting out of the bad weather of Les Deux Alpes, we headed for our next stop near Lac De Paladru, unfortunately we didn't, if anything the weather was worse with almost constant rain for the 2days we stayed, we were still recovering from our bugs so we again spent most of our time in the van..
We took a couple of walks out in between the showers so again not much to report here....
Just a pin in the map!
... we then set off to the Gorges du Fier near Lovagny. They were meant to have a waterfall but the water level was way too low. You will see us on the platform in the pics and the flood meter shows the water rising to about 6 meters above where we were standing.
Tomorrow another early ride before we head to Switzerland and the border city of Geneva.
... is the French love for pizza. Every block had a pizzeria, many of which were closed this being Sunday. Having had our fill of pizza last night, we found only one other restaurant open that had other selections. The place was full and the single waiter told us there would be a half hour wait, we didn't have much of a choice there so we waited at the bar. Within 20 minutes we were seated amongst the other guests that were staying at the hotel. It ...
... Dandenongs only longer. It then links to the tougher ascent of Semnoz.
I'm soaked as I climb through the clouds but it's worth it as I summit in the mist.
Mich had planned to meet me at the top ( I sort of forgot) but getting cold after 15 minutes I descended only to here some local honking their horn as they pass me, damn it's Mich in the car, I chased as hard as I dared on the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel des Princes Chambéry
Stayed there for only one night.
Rooms small but clean, breakfast edible.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.