Novotel Valence Sud
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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We started with a walking tour of Viviers, a village of about 5000 people. Narrow streets, old buildings, the church dating back to the 14(?) century. The walk spiralled up to the cathedral, which is the smallest one in France. Here, we were treated to an organ recital in the cathedral-what beautiful acoustics!
in the afternoon, we had a quick French cooking class - crepe ...
... different, we have had cheese tasting, crepes, cakes etc. We actually haven't been to one yet because we are always out on an excursion at that time, today we will be here for the chocolate. We have had a few bits of entertainment on board, they have their own musician who plays throughout lunch and again in the evenings. Last night we had a French person telling us about modern day French life and ...
We arrived in Tournon after a night time cruise. Another quaint little town! We boarded a steam train for a trip up a mountain ( big hill really!)' , interesting guide talking about how they kept the German soldiers at bay up there, saw the train engine turn around, then headed back down the tracks.
we did a lovely walk around the town, only one Main Street before climbing to the terrace of the Chateau de Tournon for a lovely aperitif on the ...
... and as I went to put the ticket in, it wouldn't accept it and we had to call for assisstance. As we were on the last stretch of the journey, we stopped by a small river that we had spotted from the side of the road. We pulled over and myself, Max and Dad all went down and had a swim. We drove for the last half an hour before realising that we were just about to drive directly ...
... vans pulled up, we loaded all our gear and took about a 45 min drive to Albertville. The mountains here beautiful. The rise up very quickly.
We arrived at hotel Le Roma around noon. Overall the hotel is nice. There is a small pool and great view. The only challenge is the heat. They are having record heat in the low 90s and no AC. Hopefully the temp drops tonight.
After having an orientation meeting we scarfed a big lunch and got our bikes ready to go. ...