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French Cycling Information

Traversee des Alpes – http://www.grande-traversee-alpes.com/en/route-des-grandes-alpes
Federation francaise de cyclisme – http://www.ffc.fr/ (USA Cycling eqiv.)
Cyclisme Haute Savoie – http://cyclisme-haute-savoie.com/
Cyclotourisme in Dept. Isere – http://www.cyclo38ffct.org/

Places to Stay – Logis et Auberges de France – www.tourisme.fr
www.activehotels.com
Maison des Gites de France – www.gites-de-france.com
Federation des Logis de France – www.logishotels.com

The Devil of Bessans
Seven Wonders of the Dauphine
– Mont Aiguille
– Grottes des Sassenage
– Fontaine Ardente near Col de l’Arzelier
Tour sans venin
Pont de Claix
Grottes des la Balme
Pierre Percee

Food
– Beef en daube
– Cheese
– Fermier indicates farm made cheese instead of factory cheese.
– beaufort (gruyere)
– reblochon
– chevrotin
– tomme de savoie
– tomme des bauges
– abondance
– St-Marcellin
– picodon
– banon
– Gratin dauphinois
– Gratin Savoyard
– Tarte au beaufort
– Tartiflette – potatoes / reblochon – baked with onion & bacon
– Fougasse – Flatbread w crushed anchovies
– Raclette and fondue
– Farcement – pudding of potatoes & bried fruit or chestnuts melded together with bacon on the outside

Wines
– Whites – Jacquere, Altesse
– Reds – Gamay, Chautagne, Arbin
– Chartreuse

Architecture
– Notre Dame Cathedral in Embrun
– Notre Dame in Sisteron

Areas/Towns
– Annency
To See:
– Flower lined Canals
– Palais de l’Ile – Triangle Prison
– Boat trip on the Lac
– Conservatoire d’art et d’histoire de la Haute-Savoie
– Pont des Amours
– Parc de l’Imperial
– Centre Bonlieu
– * Jardins de l’Europe
– ** Palais de l’Ile
– * Musee-Chateau d’Annency
– * Rue Ste-Claire
– La Turbine Sciences
– Gorges du Fier – D116 to:
– * Chateau de Montrottier
Places to Stay:
^ Chambre d’hote au gite Savoisen
^ Auberge de la Caille
^ Chambre d’hote Les Jardins du Chateau
^ Hotel du Nord
^ Hotel Kyriad Annency Sud


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