LaGrange Residence les Melezes

Address: Route de Pramouton 5600 , Les Orres, Provence, 5600, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Route de Pramouton 5600 , Les Orres.
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Travel Blogs from Les Orres

Risoul to Jausiers

A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 19, 2015

15 photos

... on the road. I don't mind them so much as the trucks. At least most of the bikers give you a wide berth; it's nice when they decelerate to pass you rather than scaring the life out of you.

One guy on a motorbike gave us the thumbs up coming down as we cycled up. For some reason, he had an inflatable doll on the pillion. This led to a conversation with Helen over lunch about whether she added more power than she needed as stoker, ...

Briançon to Risoul

A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 18, 2015

15 photos

... pines and mélèze, the heat and the scent from the pines reminded us of Lacanau. The road surface is excellent for most of the ascent, and there is a marked cycle lane on the right hand side of the road. It doesn't get much better than that!

From the elevation profile we were expecting a constant climb, but after a few kilometres the road levels and there is a slight descent before climbing again, offering some respite for the legs.

After the terrible weather on ...

Rest day!

A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 17, 2015

7 photos

Garmin says...

No cycling today!

We've looked back on some trips we've done in the past and thought it would've been nice to spend more than a single evening in one place, so for this trip we planned a day off.

Paul Henderson in his 'Cycling the French Alps' book recommends Briançon as a good place to spend a day off the bike, so we took his advice.

Briançon is the highest city in France, at 1,326 m. Our hotel, 'Le Temple' is ...

Aussois to Briançon

A travel blog entry by chrisdace on Jun 16, 2015

10 photos

... top to prove we'd done it, then we got our legs on and started to descend as soon as we could. The temperature by this time was 2C. Unlike our descent from Col de l'Iseran, the rain persisted on the south side of the pass, the temperature increased slowly, and the clouds were coming in.

We stopped in an unwelcoming café at the other end of the tunnel, to drink hot chocolate and get some more layers on. Setting off again in the rain, it didn't seem to get any ...

Zoom Zoom Zoom

A travel blog entry by gdandpj2013 on Jun 11, 2015

1 comment, 13 photos

... riding the Route Des Grande Alps. Its been fantastic. We have ridden through grassy valleys with cattle and sheep. Small sleeping villages and bustling service towns. Marmots have played boo a few times but never stay still long enough for a photo.

The temps ...