Chalet Hotel Vieux Village

Val d'Isère, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France | Hotel
 

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Riding through the mist

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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Woke up with high hopes of an early ride today looked out the window and could not believe how far down the mountain the cloud had rolled. Climbing big Cols was out of the question.

We took an early morning trip St Jean de Maurienne to stock up on supplies and have a coffee and croissant. The weather started getting worse so it was time for bread, cheese, salami and wine.

By the afternoon the rain stopped ...

Beaten by the rain!

A travel blog entry by glenn-sampson

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... a great place to base so when we come back again that would be my choice. Our hotel has Col markers for sale of the famous climbs, I was quickly told by the manager that I have to earn them before purchasing. Oooh! very protective of their little markers.

On the plus side the weather will improve over the next two days and feel more like summer again by Sunday. Too wet to do much except wash the bike and polish off a bottle of red tonight.

Tomorrow is the Col Du ...

Another Short Stay

A travel blog entry by sarahandthomas

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... of the best then it wouldn't take much for any other site to better it! - We arrived and was directed to pitch on the front of the site by the main road on a very uneven bit of land, there was nothing (bushes etc.) to separate us from the road - we checked out the facilities which weren't great returned to the van and decided we weren't prepared to pay €30+ euros for ...

B-S-M Week 11

A travel blog entry by dedmonds

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... to leave at 12 noon as the museum closes for 2 hours between 12 and 2pm......remember, everything shuts, even tourism, when the French stop for lunch!

Lake Annecy is a great spot in the summer, with a lot of activities on and around the lake. Signs are up everywhere for paddle boarding, kayaking, water skiing, fishing and swimming. We hired a couple of bikes for a few hours and rode a fair way around the lake before turning back in time to return ...

Last day

A travel blog entry by ianpve

The forecast was correct - sunshine and clear blue skies after three days of poor visibility and high winds! Our plans was to do two peaks in one day. Turns out that was a bit ambitious as, after the snowfall of the previous two days, there was a risk of avalanches which meant the top slopes were out of bounds until the all clear was given. They set off 'cannons' - which are giant pipes dotted over the mountains that ignite gas and ...

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This hotel, located in Val d'Isère, is near The Development Centre, 333 Ski and Snowboard School (Ecole 333), and The Development Center.
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