Le Floride Hotel

Courchevel 1650 - Saint Bon , Courchevel, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 75010, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Courchevel

Sun and cycling through the wildflowers

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... wonderful villages up near the top that mainly service the ski traffic in winter and summer hikers. Two km from the summit of Col du Mollard is one such village, Albiez-Montrond. It can been seen in the pic from the summit view and where I filled my bidons.

I descended the other side of the climb and started with and Italian rider who I left behind a few k's down. He caught up at the bottom in the town of St Jean and said in broken ...

Riding through the mist

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... was still cold and the cloud was very low. I was itching for a ride so decided to tackle some local Cols near us.

They were some great climbs, Villerzembrun climb with its hairpins and early steep ramps out of St Michel and Col de Beau Plan with forest mist through the clouds on quiet roads and only a fool like me out riding them. The early ramps out of St Michel on Villerzembrun were tough but it soon eased off ...

Beaten by the rain!

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... a great place to base so when we come back again that would be my choice. Our hotel has Col markers for sale of the famous climbs, I was quickly told by the manager that I have to earn them before purchasing. Oooh! very protective of their little markers.

On the plus side the weather will improve over the next two days and feel more like summer again by Sunday. Too wet to do much except wash the bike and polish off a bottle of red tonight.

Tomorrow is the Col Du ...

Mother nature gives me an ass-whoopin!

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... were contemplating their next play. A few others arrived and did the same. Unfortunately they didn't have a support vehicle and were forced to wait it out and make the precarious decent as slowly as possible.

Not far down from Galibier the rain stopped and it only took us about 20 minutes to reach the town of La Grave where we would be spending the next couple of nights. While a fairly large village, its primarily a skiing town and most of ...

Mmmm...rest day

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... the wait as the food was great. Connie and I both had big salad plates (yeah!) followed by a steak for Connie and fish & chips for me. We were almost too full for dessert, so we shared a sample platter that included Crème brûlée, Tartufo, home made icecream, and a pudding, all of which were fabulous.

By now it was almost 10pm and tomorrow it would be back to the climbing, so we took our short stroll back to the hotel and called it a night.
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This hotel, located in the Gare du Nord area of Courchevel, is near La Tania and Les Allues.
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