Les Alpages du Chantel

Arc 1800, Bourg Saint Maurice, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Bourg Saint Maurice

Riding through the mist

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Woke up with high hopes of an early ride today looked out the window and could not believe how far down the mountain the cloud had rolled. Climbing big Cols was out of the question.

We took an early morning trip St Jean de Maurienne to stock up on supplies and have a coffee and croissant. The weather started getting worse so it was time for bread, cheese, salami and wine.

By the afternoon the rain stopped ...

Tour du Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by orrs2014

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We just finished the tour du Mont Blanc - 180km, 3 countries, 9 days! Also some sore feet by the end...
actually it was probably some of the nicest hiking we have ever done - stayed in some lovely hotels and mountain refuges, ate amazing food each day, good wine each night!
Think Andy was a bit de estates to be in Chamonix in summer rather than winter, but ...

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 ...

Mmmm...rest day

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... the car to see the local sites, but first we had to gas up...or rather diesel up. we got to an Agip station but couldn't find diesel, which seemed odd. They had petrol, another pump called gazole, and something else called diesel-supreme which was outrageously priced and therefore couldn't be diesel. The lady at the casse confirmed that gazole was in fact diesel. Now why is it that in every country in Europe they call it diesel but the French have ...

I've named my bike

A travel blog entry by kochwebb

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... 8230;how to sum up Madeleine. It was a cow…and my bike is a *****. :-)

I had roughly 22km of fairly flat road to get to the base of Col de la Madeleine through some nice French Alps countryside. Once there I took a short pause to get a banana and power gel into me and some water then began the ascent. It was only 5km to Pussy, an interesting name for a small village on the way up. That said, that short bit was some of the steepest ...

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This hotel, located on Arc 1800, Bourg Saint Maurice, is near Les Arcs, La Rosiere, Val Cenis, and Paradis Sport.
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