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Stopovers for drive to the Alps

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BlackCatSleeps Thu 24-Mar-16 12:40:49

I'm wondering if anyone can recommend any good stopovers for a drive from NW England to the French Alps?

I can't decide if we'd rather do one stop or two, so I'm open to ideas of anywhere en route. We prefer a B&B, preferably one that does evening meals. Two kids with us, so families rooms preferable.

Thank you smile

magimedi Thu 24-Mar-16 13:18:11

We have stopped here many times.

It is almost exactly half way from Calais to Geneva. It is 2 mins from the motorway, but you don't hear the road at night times.

It has a pool & a really nice playground for children of all ages. They will also make you a picnic for the next day.

I found it via a recommendation from another Mumsnetter!

Dowser Sat 26-Mar-16 22:48:43

We used to use the campanile hotel chains. We stopped at Lyon on our way to the alps.

OrlandaFuriosa Sat 26-Mar-16 22:56:06

We used To stop in Troyes too, as half way to Geneva. Depends really what you want, variety of hotels.

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