Residence Les Gentianes
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- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
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Our "bio" breakfast included porridge oats, raisins, homemade jams, toast and coffee served in proper-sized mugs. The coffee here has been great, but just sometimes we crave big mugfuls of it rather than the piddly little cups that most places serve.
We faffed about a bit while packing up, subconsciously delaying our departure and another 20 km of uphill cycling.
We were blessed with good weather again, clear blue ...
... br> We have an amazing view from our ground floor window, looking north-west over a river valley, what we think is the historic village of Mont Dauphin and "Le Pelvoux", at about 4,000m high, imposing in the distance.
Today was a relatively short ride down from Briançon, up and over Col d'Izoard and then a long gentle valley road to Guillestre.
It was a beautiful day and the scenery was stunning. The ascent to Col d'Izoard is long but not too steep, and ...
... old part of town opposite l'église - a good place from where to explore the historical centre.
Unlike yesterday, the weather was gloriously sunny today, so it was nice just to wander the steep avenues of the fortified town and take in the atmosphere of the place. There are very few tourists around, and some of the tackier tourist shops are still closed this early in the season, which suited us fine. The buildings are 4 or 5 stories high and painted ...
... so we were able to cane it all the way to Briançon, and look forward to our rest day.
More by luck than judgement, the place we're staying in has a kitchenette, dishwasher, heated towel rail, bath with a plug and a fridge, so it's perfect for our day off. We washed and dried our clothes, and put our bidons through the dishwasher.
We ate in the bistro attached to the hotel. Chicken cooked in beer, potatoes and a really fresh salad with proper French dressing. ...