Hotel Les Bougainvilliers
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Les Bougainvilliers Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
Travel Blogs from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
... sun really zapped everyone's energy, and when Jose pulled off the highway for a gas fill up and restroom break, almost everyone ended up purchasing a snack or two or three. We ended up hitting a little traffic into Barcelona so the drive ended up taking a little longer than expected, but we still made it in time for dinner which was buffet-style (a first for us at dinner time). Everyone is excited to go into Barcelona to shop ...
Well we got to France but not to Carcassonne. After seeing that the temperatures were going to be 35 today and 38 tomorrow in Carcassonne we decided to stay at the coast for a day until the temp drops by 10 degrees. I just picked a spot on the coast and we rocked up - to Heidy Hi! Or thats what it felt like. A huge camp ground and more expensive than the last. You could pick by the pool or by the beach side. ...
This was our last day of serious climbing and we have now dipped wheels and deposited Atlantic stones in the Meditarranean. It was a gorgeous day, and we set off as a group of five, Peter, who is feeling much better, Lori, Steve, Gilles and I. The major climb took us to the Col de Palomere at 1036 m. Thankfully it was not a steep climb - I would guess between 5 and 7%, which is a good thing because I could barely manage that. I had done my math and was convinced that I had another ...
... final four Kms - over 10% grade.
Part way up I looked at Peter and suggested if he felt as bad as he looked he should call Caroline. Those who know Peter will recognize that asking him to quit something is like pulling teeth, however he did agree and we called for rescue.
Gilles, Steve, and I continued and made the top. On our descent we were continually looking for somewhere ...
... with potable water so I reloaded. Caroline and the dog were there, trying to figure what next town on the way would be big enough to have a vet clinic. Certainly Le Boulou. Our new little friend looked like he was enjoying the ride and the company.
As I pulled on to D115 at St-Jean-Pla-de-Corts, Steve, Tim, Lori & Peter (who was feeling MUCH better today) flagged me down from a roadside cafe. I joined them for a ...