Leigh Premier Road Club - "French Alps 2005" Gallery No. 2
"VENEON VALLEY " - Views around "Chalet Michelle" in the village of Venosc, and the ride down to the head of the valley at La Berarde.
A week in the French Alps - 25 June 2 to July 2005
The photos in this "Gallery No. 2" are of the Veneon Valley where we stayed,
at the "Chalet Michelle" in Venosc . The valley is about 20 miles in length &
climbs up to La Berarde at 1713m.
"French Alps Gallery No 1 " has photos
of the Cols climbed during the week.
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Our first class accommodation for the week !!
Chalet Michelle
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View of Chalet Michelle from across the valley.
Does not show all six hairpins on the way up !!

Above : Walking down through Venosc village.
Below : View across the valley from the Chalet.

.Team Pic at the summit of Alp D'Huez, with our hosts for the
.week Michelle (L), Brian (R) & another Chalet guest, Malcolm.
."Time for cappuccinos" in La Berarde, at the head of the Veneon Valley, as the clouds lift from the tops.

Slowly making our way back down the Veneon Valley - the final miles of the week !


the week's "out-takes" or the
"not so scenic " holiday pics below

Finally, meet Racquel, our French Maid !
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she has a message for you !!








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