The French Alps

Le Château de Candie

28/01/2017 by .

Chambéry has the distinction of once being the home town of the House of Savoy and the Savoyard capital for over 250 years. Unfortunately, like all good things it all came to end when the Savoys moved out and set up camp in Turin.

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Hotel Blanc

28/07/2016 by .

The three star Hotel Blanc in France is located in a quiet village between Lake Annecy to the North and Chambery to the South. It’s ideally placed to explore the Albanais region and venture into the alpine mountains of the Bauges National Park.

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Hotel Les Cygnes

25/07/2016 by .

Surprising as it seems, the three star Hotel les Cygnes is the only hotel situated on the Lake Geneva waterfront in the French resort of Evian les Bains. Of course the town is famous for its bottled water of the same name, but the hotel has its own spring and was once the bottling plant for the rival Graziella brand.

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Villa Rose Boutique Hotel

02/02/2016 by .

The good people of Samoens, a charming little village tucked away in France’s alpine Savoie Mont Blanc region, have been doing daily life the same way for centuries, whether it be stonemasonry, cheese making  or skiing. So when the local taxi driver is at a lost to find Villa Rose, the town’s new luxury boutique hotel,  I’m not really surprised. New things clearly take a while to register here in Samoens.

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