Stars Geneve Aeroport Hotel Thoiry

1 Avenue du Mont Blanc, Thoiry, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Thoiry

Day 54: Chamomix and Mont Blanc

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... off the route descriptions from our e-guidebook (we have the hard copy of the book but left it at home to save weight), finding out how it differs from the GPS tracks, which unfortunately is significantly. So we have a highlighter to colour in the areas to look out for on our 1:200,000 map (1cm=2km). Oh yeah, this is going to be fun... Our laundry has finished drying, so at least for this next stage, we will start off fresh and ...

Day 53: Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... their heads underwater and fish that you can easily see through the clear water. But how is the water so clear? I know the Rhone isn't the only source of the lake, but where did the gunk go? On returning from CERN our theories of our less than appealing aromas had been confirmed. The hotel cleaners had come through and to quell the strong scent of of our room, had gone overboard with the bleach through the bathroom. When we opened ...

Day 52: Vevey to Geneva

A travel blog entry by jimboandsusan

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... and we seized this opportunity to get the tent packed up, and soon enough we were on our way. Our legs warmed up quickly, as we rode uphill immediately to leave the campsite. Up, up and up into the vineyards on the hill high above the campsite. After a fair bit of climbing, we reached the spot we were at yesterday, where I thought the climbing would end. It didn't. Up, up, and up. Then super steep down. Then super steep up, possibly the steepest ups ...

Lake Geneva and a day of Swiss culture

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... for a Capaccino in the main street complete with its trams combined with the overcast setting gave it a Melbourne like feel.

The Le Jet d'Eau dominates the lake with its water spout surging at 550 litres per second to a height of 140mtrs.

The other thing that stands out is the abundance of huge flags adorning the cities bridges and buildings of note and ...

Heading toward the Alps

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... of the best places in Europe to travel back in time, and with just a little imagination revisit the time of knights and damsels in distress. There actually was quite a lot of distress in those days, and not only for damsels.

Carcassonne was one of the cities involved in the Cathar or Albigensian crusade. It’s ironic that one of the major crusades sanctioned by the Catholic Church was against Christians. Pope Innocent ...

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This hotel, located on 1 Avenue du Mont Blanc, Thoiry, is near Microcosm et CERN and Chateau-prieure de Pommiers.
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