Getting Around Rhône-Alpes

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    How to get here in and out-Val Cenis

    by gwened Written Jul 20, 2012

    the road is sublime, Autoroute A43 direction Turin, exit/sortie N°30 - Modane, the road D1006 (ex-RN6) direction Lanslebourg . Be careful as in winter the road around Col de l'Iseran and Col du Mont Cenis are close to circulation.
    This site can show the state of circulation in Savoie
    http://www.savoieroute.com/

    By train TGV Paris-Modane regular schedules traject done in about 4 h. closest train station is Gare de Modane
    Correspondance by bus to the gare de Modane to all nearby villages in the Haute Maurienne Vanoise region. Information call 0 820 320 368(from France) or from abroad 00 33 479 68 32 96, the altibus network at
    http://www.altibus.com/index.aspx

    All these airports are close and can get you here closest Chambéry , Grenoble, Lyon Saint-Exupéry, Genèva, and Turin .

    in Summer you have buses, ESTIBUS , from 1 € the trajects between Bramans and Bonneval-sur-Arc, bus correspondance with the bus navettes serving the villages of Planay, Entre-Deux-Eaux, Avérole, Pont de l’Ouilleta , le col du Mont-Cenis and le col de l’Iseran.
    http://www.hautemaurienne.com/fileadmin/pdf/horaires_estibus_ete.pdf

    Navette Val Cenis Lanslebourg - Susa (Italy) allows to connect the valley of la Maurienne to the vallée de Susa, Iitaly, passing by the Col du Mont Cenis. you can reserve bus navette by calling +33 (0)4 79 05 99 15.
    http://www.hautemaurienne.com/fileadmin/bibliotheque/pdf/Suse2011.pdf

    Navette Entre Deux Eaux allowing to reach one of the doors of entry to the Parc de la Vanoise, in the village of Termignon la Vanoise.
    http://www.hautemaurienne.com/fileadmin/pdf/Entredeuxeaux.pdf

    Navette Avérole connecting Bessans to the vallée de l'Avérole
    http://www.hautemaurienne.com/fileadmin/bibliotheque/pdf/navette_averole_2011.pdf

    Regular line Modane - Bonneval allowing to connect the bus terminal or gare routière and train station or gare de Modane to the villages of the region of the Haute Maurienne Vanoise.
    http://www.hautemaurienne.com/fileadmin/pdf/Ligne_Modane_Bonneval_ete_2012.pdf

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    How to get here in and out-Abondance

    by gwened Written Jul 20, 2012

    I did it with the boys from Paris gare de Lyon by train, but can be done by car or air and then train or bus.
    train station at Thonons les Bains;from Paris gare de Lyon. and other nearby towns sometimes using SNCF buses.
    http://www.ter-sncf.com/Region/rhone_alpes/gare/Thonon-les-Bains.aspx

    By bus or taxi (approx 30 min.)
    - by taxi : Voyages Gagneux – Tel. +33 (0)4 50 73 02 83 - www.gagneux.fr
    - by bus : Voyages Gagneux – Tel. +33 (0)4 50 73 02 83 - www.gagneux.fr
    SAT shuttles- Tel. +33 (0)4 50 71 00 88 -www.sat-leman.com
    Altibus.com Tel. 0820 320 368 (calls within France) Tel. +33(0)4 79 68 32 96 (calls from outside of France)
    www.altibus.com

    Geneva International Airport

    Information : Tel. 00 41 22 717 71 11 -www.gva.ch
    bus or taxi links (1h15)
    - by taxi: Voyages Gagneux – Tel. +33 (0)4 50 73 02 83 - www.gagneux.fr
    - by bus : Voyages Gagneux – Tel. +33 (0)4 50 73 02 83 - www.gagneux.fr
    SAT bus network - Tel. +33 (0)4 50 71 00 88 - www.sat-leman.com
    Altibus.com Tel. 0820 320 368 (calls within France France) Tel. +33(0)4 79 68 32 96 (calls from outside of France)
    www.altibus.com

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    getting around inside Lyon

    by gwened Written Jun 30, 2012

    yes the city bus system is on TCL, and the RhoneExpress takes you into the airports and train stations
    http://www.rhonexpress.fr/

    and did not read all above but this site tells you about how to calculate your itineraries on TCL
    http://www.tcl.fr/en/Getting-Around/Getting-around

    hope it helps

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    Parrache to airport Lyon

    by gwened Written Mar 22, 2012

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    yes you need to go to part dieu and then connect to airport on public transport.
    you can find your routing here in city transport
    http://www.tcl.fr/index.asp

    and from the airport you can hook up here
    http://www.lyonaeroports.com/eng/Home/Access-maps-car-parks/To-come-to-leave-from-the-Airport

    hope it helps

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    bus to Meribel

    by gwened Written Mar 10, 2012

    the alps bus regional service is altibus or altitude buses, the site in French tell you the route, have it there in the english version
    http://www.altibus.com/index.aspx

    see British flag just below the Your transfer window

    HOpe it helps

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    trains Chamonix and Geneva

    by gwened Written Jan 9, 2012

    long train rides but the car wont do better in those mountains... You can look at the Swiss train site geneva to chamonix
    http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html

    and the FRench portion, chamonix to milano
    http://www.voyages-sncf.com/?prex=A_LSM_4E958C418D22D

    you can play with the sites to find the best suited for you. For the kids see this site
    http://www.chamonix.net/english/activities/children.htm

    Cheers

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    TRAINS AROUND THE REGION

    by cubsur Updated Aug 19, 2008

    You can indeed get to/from Evian-les-Bains by train.

    From Evian to Paris you can pick up a Geneva - Paris TGV at Bellegarde, using the local train from Evian to Bellegarde.

    Consult www.voyages-sncf.com to make reservations for that journey - compulsory.

    The detailed train maps and timetables for that region of France can be viewed and downloaded from

    http://www.ter-sncf.com/rhone_alpes/carte_horaires/index.asp

    Yvoire does not have a railway station and only a very limited bus service which you can consult, along with other bus times for the region, at

    http://infotransports.cg74.fr/

    The websites mentioned are in FRENCH only, except for voyages-sncf.com

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    Getting up the Mountains

    by freya_heaven Written May 2, 2005

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    There are literally 100s of chair lifts, gondela, funiculas, drag lifts, button lifts all over the Alps. All of them of course, work in the winter & a great many stay open in the summer for walkers & people just wanting to enjoy the view from the top.

    You have to buy a lift pass this can be done for a period of 1 day to a whole season. Prices can be steep, the better the ski area & wider area of the pass the price obviously goes up. I believe the 3 Valleys/ Espace Killy are is the most expensive.

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    The Snow Train To The Alps

    by freya_heaven Written May 2, 2005

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    The overnight snow train is a great idea, you pick it up in Waterloo, London & it takes to all the way to the Alps, stopping off at several stations local to various ski resorts.

    Chambéry (for Alpe d'Huez, Le Collet d'Allevard, Les Aillons, Les Deux Alpes, Saint Pierre de Chartreuse)
    Albertville (for Arêches-Beaufort, Crest-Voland Cohennoz, Flumet, Les Saisies, Notre Dame de Bellecombe, Praz sur Arly)
    Moûtiers (for Brides-les Bains, Champagny, Courchevel, La Tania, Les Ménuires, Les 3 Vallées, Méribel, Pralognon, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val Thorens, Valmorel)
    Aime la Plagne(for La Plagne)
    Landry (for Piesey Vallandry, Les Arcs, Villaroger)
    Bourg St Maurice (for La Rosière, Les Arcs, Tignes, Val d'Isère, Val Thorens)

    There are 2 trains you can chose from the Blue or White, the latter goes via Paris. Prices average out at £160.00 return for the direct train.

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  • Walking

    by YannickPeeters Written Feb 28, 2005

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    The great thing about this vacation is that is a walking vacation. you drop your car somewhere and start walking the hills. The Tour is about one week and there is a litte hut where you can sleep at night ' always different ones ofcourse '. or you can just take your tent !!

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    Canoeing down the Ardeche

    by deeper_blue Written Feb 6, 2004

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    Canoeing down the Ardeche river was a really good experience.
    In August the weather is blistering so bring some sunscreen. Very laid back and serene, fantastic scenery.

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