Auberge Saint Simond - Hotel - Aix-les-Bains
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Travel Blogs from Aix-les-Bains
We hit the road after breakfast and packing up the room, and we headed west towards Annecy. The drive was pretty easy (and quick). Along the way, we saw a huge castle, just sitting there in the middle of a valley, so we stopped to take some pictures. You see the darndest things in France.
The last part of the drive took us along the eastern shore of Lac d'Annecy, a beautiful drive along the clear waters and surrounding mountains. The city of Annecy is ...
... s a thing here, I don't know. Maybe it’s all about extremes – you either get a miniature cup of coffee, or a giant bowl; no in-betweens.
We were a little concerned when we started driving towards le Grand Bornand – the thermometer in the car read 18°C as we left the hotel. It got down to "only" 11 once we arrived in the village, but for 9 o’clock in the morning, this sort of heat didn’t bode well for the skiing ...
... boundary underground! Although, there wasn’t even a "Welcome to France" sign, so we entered unknowingly and without much fanfare. Until, of course, a red light flashed in our faces and I got pulled over at the end of the tunnel for speeding! 80 in a 70 (just got away from me for a second…), but there’s no tolerance in that tunnel because of the accident that occurred there back in 1999 (Google it if you’re interested; unless you plan to ...
... school) speak very well English. . Love the skiing, love the village, love the ease of access . Skiing looks relatively limited on paper but links to nearby Grand
Bornand and easy driving access to Chamonix/Megeve etc means you won't
I will not hesitate to recommend La Clusaz to anyone. Just come once, you fall in love with it ...
Annecy is a very mixed town, full of apartments, offices and many other things. Many of the people did not speak English very well because it's a small town. The town is built on waterways and it backs up to the Alps. The atmosphere in the old town is superb as typically French food shops merge seamlessly with designer stores, souvenir shops and every kind of bar/restaurant imaginable. I went for a walk to their Saturday street market and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed