Cycling to Samoëns - French Alps

The French Alps in summer part 2 – From Samoëns to High Altitude dining!

Cycling to Samoëns through the valley I was afforded some beautiful views of the surrounding countryside with mountains looming above.  On arrival in Samoëns the market was in full swing offering local produce and crafts, this happens every Wednesday. A morning coffee stop provided a real treat, the boulangerie La Jaÿsinia has a house speciality La Galette…

Le Marché

French Markets–Le Marché

The markets are a thriving tradition and a great attraction in France and long may that last. The markets are where local farmers/producers sell their fresh produce, where one can taste the local cheeses, honey, confiture, saucisson, wines, etc. In the larger towns and at the weekend markets it is usual to find huge dishes…