Hotel le Majestic
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel le Majestic Luchon
Great hotel - rooms clean and well appointed and the food in the restaurant was good - in a beautful old building
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... 40km hop to Villemagne in dull weather, ended when we reached the Weedons, in bright sunshine. Time to fill the cubes and for D to have a swim. And best of all, hot showers.
Friday was lunch and supper with Simon and Suzie. We brought some wines from Aquitaine and a bottle of an orange liqueur called Perigord. So good food and fab company.
Saturday again was warm and sunny and we went to the evening concert. Hmmm! More equipment ...
... we were a last minute booking, we scored the best room and owned this magnificent outlook for the next couple of days.
The French and German hosts were beautiful and generous. Our fellow German and Irish guests were equally charming and friendly. Sharing breakfast with these folk was enlightening. To hear others travel experiences and adventures is always interesting and inspiring.
Staying amongst the Pyrenees is going to be ...
... hair-pin bends. This is the section which saw the tragic death of young Italian rider Fabio Casartelli, who in 1995 crashed while descending on a stage of the Tour. Our descent was steep to start with, but then became a lovely rolling downhill through villages and green pastures, all the way down to the small town of Saint-Girons. 82km (51 ...
... cyclists for generations. A long, twisting descent took us past the ski station of La Mongie all the way down to the valley below. At the tiny village of Saint-Marie-de-Campan we turned back into the mountains, heading up to the next climb, the Col d’Aspin (1489m). This climb is shorter and less steep than the Tourmalet, and we ride up through shady woodland; the last 5km of the climb are the steepest. A twisting descent took us down to the pretty ...
Slept in this morning, and spent a good portion lazing around the room enjoying the comforts of hot showers, a real cozy bed, and a balcony. Around noon we started to re-organize our life and pack up all the gear. After hauling each bike down from the forth floor room we locked them up in the lobby and braved the outdoors. Our first time outside since the grocery store shop the ...