Residence Les Gentianes
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- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Residence Les Gentianes Puy Saint Vincent
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We left our beloved botchy field, filled up with petrol and drove around the corner to Allemont. We hunted again for gas, or some way to make it work, but no luck. Again. Not very happy! Not only with the gas, but also troubles with the fridge and 12V powerpoints. Baguette for lunch, set up the van with electricity and went for a walk. Cold and rainy this afternoon, but still able to wander through the town of Allemont. A nice quiet rest day ...
We hired (what turned out to be pretty inadequate! ie ******!!) mountain bikes from the bike shop in Bourg and headed up to Les 2 Alps in the van. Four bikes in there is a squeeze!! We tested the bikes on the cross country trails then bought two ...
... the life!! We cruised back down the Alpe d'huez and again turned off at corner 4 and went down via Allemont. We stopped at the lake and dipped our toes in, but nippy but enjoyable! Then home - heed mtbikes for tomorrow and got some groceries for dinner. Another sneaky shower and the caravan park around the corner then off to bed. We're pretty exhausted after all this riding - we climbed 7000m over 350kms this week :) Definitely earnt our ...
... speed. Considering the hundreds of thousands of people that had been on the mountain we made it down and back to the vans in about 45 minutes. My legs are ready for a few days of rest but on my way down I felt like I was actually going to miss climbing these great mountains.
After a long ride home we ate a late dinner. We still needed to pack and I had to get my bike ready to travel to Paris tomorrow. We will catch a train to Paris and catch the finally of the ...
... come through. The atmosphere was incredible! People everywhere. The tour came through. They go so fast, are not puffed, and are so skinny! Once they had passed we got back on the bikes and headed back to the van. After a shower outside the van (!!) we went to town and shouted ourselves to a ...