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2-Hour Guided Walking Sightseeing Tour of Lyon
"Meet your tour guide at the Bellecour square tourist information office to see the Basilique statue of King Louis XIV and Antoine St Exupery. Take a ride on the big wheel (not included). Walk along the pedestrianized shopping street to the place de la République square. Continue to the statue of Jacobins and then to the Soane river. Amble along and take the funicular/metro (not included) to visit the Croix Rousse. Take in the Big Rock and Painted Walls and absorb the atmosphere of the hidden alleys of the hill of the silk workers. Return to Bellecour Place.""""This 2 hour small group walking tour with a local English-speaking guide is a great way to visit Lyon in a day and take in the Lyonnais culture. Lyon The Best is the motto of this city. Start at the Bellecour Place and take a ride on the big wheel if you along the banks of the rivers immerse yourself in the old town atmosphere. Hop on the funicular
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Lisbon City Sightseeing Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your Lisbon hotel and relax on a comfortable air-conditioned coach as you head to the Alfama district. With your guide wander around the streets of this neighborhood the oldest in Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado Portugal's own musical genre. Stop at a local store to sample Portugal’s famous Port wine.Get back on the coach and continue along the waterfront towards Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio) in the heart of Lisbon. Take in views of the Tagus River one of Lisbon’s oldest churches. When you arrive in Belém see the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries
From EUR35.00
 
"Sintra
"Meet your local guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your hotel and take in views of the Tagus River from your comfortable coach as you head to the coast of Portugal. When you arrive in Estoril enjoy a short walking tour around this coastal town with your guide. Continue your journey along the Estoril Coast to Cascais Bay and admire the beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. Arrive next at Hell's Mouth cliff (Boca do Inferno) a dramatic cliff where the sea water breaks vigorously and then stop briefly at the nearby Guincho Beach.Cabo da Roca Europe's westernmost point on the Portuguese coast
From EUR58.00

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Vieux Lyon - general

Sur la place St.-Jean, devant la cathédrale du même nom, ne manquez pas d'aller voir l'Herboristerie. C'est l'une des rares rescapées de France, où elles ont toutes pratiquement disparues. En effet,...
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General Town Information

During one of our hikes we heard rolling moreens above our trail. Accidents easily happen. It might be not a bad idea to take the number of the Mountain rescue with you on your hikes. The mountains...
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Tour Pass

An useful pass if you want to visit and enjoy Yvoire at the max. This pass is available at the tourist centre for the price of EUR 20 for adult or EUR 15 for children and offer: - Guided visits...
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Croix Rousse

La Croix-Rousse, "colline qui travaille", pendant ouvrier et laborieux de Fourvière, la "colline qui prie", a été bâtie au début du XIXè siècle sur des terrains qui appartenaient aux communautés...
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Aiguille du Midi

Only for hikers in good shape: As I wrote in my "things to do", the areal tramway to l'Aiguille du Midi isn't cheap (40 euros/person in 2009). The ultimate place to hike to, is "Le Plan de...
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Presqu'ile

Très tôt, une pompe occupa la place, puis une fontaine où l'on devait installer la statue du préfet Vaïsse. La fontaine actuelle fût décidée en 1877. Sa réalisation fût confiée à l'architecte Gaspard...
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Mer De Glace & Montenvers

A favourite trip here was to see the 'Mer de Glace' (Sea of Ice) by taking a train from Montenvers. It departs from it's own station next to the main station in Chamonix. This old furnicular climbs a...
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Cathédrale St-Jean

Originellement du XIVe siècle, elle fut remaniée plusieurs fois. Elle indique : la date, les positions de la lune, du soleil et de la Terre, ainsi que celle des étoiles au-dessus de Lyon. Bien...
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Skiing and Boarding Tips and Ski Lessons

Go and get professional lessons for a few mornings in a row if you are a beginner and even if you are an intermediate - that is my advice! It will correct a 'rusty' technique and get you started on...
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière

La basilique de Notre-Dame de Fourvière domine la ville de Lyon depuis le sommet de la colline de Fourvière, sur l'emplacement de l'ancien Forum de Trajan (Forum vetus, d'où le nom de Fourvière), où...
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Mont Blanc Massif / Aiguilles Rouges (Mountains)

No matter where you stand, as soon as someone points out Mont Blanc (if you cant see it yourself) you will be awed! At first it does not seem that high but as soon as you realise how high you are...
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Place Bellecour

There is so much to see, and with so little time or resources, your best bet is purchasing these cards. On purchase the card covers transportation, free passes into museums, tour guide, boat cruise,...
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Nature Reserves and Nature Education

The Alps have an exceptional geology, flora and fauna, which can be appreciated in the region of the Mont Blanc. In order to protect this natural environment the Reserve Naturelle del Aiguilles...
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Parc de la Téte d'Or

Le parc zoologique a été créé en même temps que le parc. C'est le deuxième en France après la ménagerie du jardin des plantes, et le cinquième en Europe. Au début, on ne parlait que d'une ferme à...
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Top Hotels in Rhône-Alpes

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73-75 rue President Edouard Herriot, (formerly Libertel Beaux Arts), Lyon, Rhne-Alpes, 69002, France
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5 Rue de la Republique, (formerly Minotel), Grenoble, Isere, 38000, France
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62 allee Majestic, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, 74404, France
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4, quai Eustache Chappuis, Annecy, Haute-Savoie, 74000, France
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B.P. 45, Morzine, Morzine-Avoriaz, 74110, France
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10 avenue de Bad Kreuznach, Bourg-en-Bresse, Rhone-Alpes, 01000, France
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Top Things to Do in Rhône-Alpes

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Basilica Notre Dame de Fourvière

I rarely give a tip a nondescript title, but in the case of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière the word "Wow!" is enough to describe it. While it looks pompous, but still rather harmless from the...
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Aiguille Du Midi

What? At ca. 3,800, Aiguille du Midi gets you as close to Mont Blanc as you can get without mountain climbing skills or inclinations. At ca. EUR 50 per person, the cable car is pricey, but very much...
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The Lake

For those with more energy than is necessary when you take a cruise, there are a number of water sports available. Or maybe you would prefer to sunbake on a deck chair on the pontoon. Water skiiing,...
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La Bastille

Most cities have their focal point, whether it be a main square or famous landmark and Grenoble is no exception. The Bastille is, or was, a military fortress overlooking the city, but it won’t be for...
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Walk the Streets

The last invasion of Yvoire is surely by the greenery. When stolling in the streets, you could enjoy many flowers and the famous Garden of the Fives Senses (entrance fee). Since many years Yvoire...
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Chateau

Just to see the castle from the outside, for passage to the Voulte the afternoon, we are mounted to walk up to the castle for the view. The building is closed and not to visit apparently that within...
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