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TripAdvisor Reviews Le Splendid Allevard
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... which draws water from 27m from the lake for the local drinking water, as well as numerous villages surrounding the lake. Little harbours were dotted with speed boats, with the sail club on the west coast. The eastern side was dominated by wonderful chateaus of the rich of France, along with a chateau or two all surrounded by mountains and forests. The important reeds, breading grounds for fish and bird life, were located on the ...
... is that because it was Sunday there was hardly any traffic about, just the odd car. Cycling a laden tandem close to the edge of the road, uphill, is a bit risky, so with little traffic about we could safely stay away from the steep drops.
The top of the Col levels out to reveal the Roseland Reservoir, which is a striking turquoise colour, even without a clear blue sky.
At the end of the reservoir the route joins the main road again, the D902, ...
The last night in Lyon we spent with the mother/ Pia, of a French girl, Chloe, who stayed with us recently. We dined in a tiny traditional bouchon that she had sought out. Her son and girlfriend joined in the fun - especially called on for their good English; Mireille was in her element conversing with the mother in French. The meal of many dishes was sensational and we were humbled by Pia insisting on paying for us all. We left there in heavy rain which made a comical ...
... car to head off for Domme (supposedly about 4 and a half hours). Two hours later we were still circling Lyon and the first inklings of despair had begun to settle! We eventually arrived at our gîte at La Jonquille at 11.45pm. It was a magnificent effort by all, especially with Susan and Ange's driving, and with help from the back-seat drivers! Apparently most people can't find ...
... walk back for a sorbet and then spent the rest of the day lounging on the pontoon. Ange and I went for an hour's paddle on the paddle board which was hard work because a) we had just come back from the bike ride and b) the water was a bit choppy and it was like we were were paddling upstream! However, I felt like I was getting the hang of it and before long we were powering along and after a while we sat down and continued paddling as if we ...