Auberge Saint Simond - Hotel - Aix-les-Bains
Travel Blogs from Aix-les-Bains
... peddlars....elsewhere the army are patrolling the station with machine guns and polite well dressed old gentlemen politely ask you to give them spare change.
Breakfast is a baguette...but of course. Earlier we went into some sophisticated cafe for breakfast.....we managed to get served some coffee at least but were told there were no croissants or omelette. Imagine ...
... rain and had a wander around. Had hot chocolate and an icecream sundae in a shop that had been serving icecream since 1806. The old town is built around a central canal that takes the water from the lake to the valley behind. The intricate system in place to prevent flooding but also ensure that the canal is always full was very interesting to see. Just the small amount of rain we'd had that day saw the canal flowing very quickly and it made an wonderful sound. In the ...
Got up and had breakfast in hotel. Bread toast orange coffee. Lovely breakfast. Drove through beautiful mountains to Grenoble and then onto Annecy. Got hotel Best Western. Lovely room. Bought milk in Spar and food in garage. . Went for walk to old town. Had creeps. Cold Walked and sat by lake. Back to hotel. Lovely ...
... What we had: Escargots in cream, lemon sauce Pork terrine Pike and lobster mousse baked with pastry shell top in cream sauce Pork cheek, butt and foot in onion, artichoke sauce Creme brûlée Chocolate mousse Aperitif 5 fruits schnapps All for €54. Yes drinks included. Worth coming back just for this. We left Lyon with mixed feelings. The food was just awesome but its a big city and very divided into Old Town and business district. The old town area is pretty dirty ...
... then pushed on up the second col to lunch. The small group of 18 have gelled really quickly and its like we have been together for a long time. After lunch we had a small climb and then we were at the top and in a fantastic setting. A stunning decent to our last waterstop left us with 21 miles to the town of Annecy for our overnight stop. Today was the best day so far with stunning views and what's ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed