Wed, 11 May 2011 10:15:05 GMT
After exploring Utrecht, Antwerp, Cologne and Basel, the final leg of the Great InterRail Adventure saw Richard packed off to Valence
, a beautiful Rhoneside town in the south of France.
Valence is renowned for its acres of green space, and is easy to explore by bicycle thanks to the innovative hire stations dotted all over town – just slot in your credit card and off you go. Richard followed his breakfast at the Hotel de France
with a two-wheeled tour of the old town and beyond with local guide Stefan.
The pair wheeled their way over to Le Parc Jouvert and L’Epiviere – France’s oldest river Marina – then stopped for lunch at Un Tablier Pour Deux
, a wonderful organic restaurant with an emphasis on all things local to Valence.
After dropping off his bike – and hopefully picking up a beret, the fifth and final item on the souvenir challenge – Richard caught a high speed TGV train
up to Lille, before heading across the channel for some much needed rest. Well done Richard – your mission is now complete!
We’ll be posting details about how to win Richard’s wonderful collection of keepsakes in the next couple of days, and in the meantime, you can visit his greentraveller
website to read some fantastically insightful Green Guides to all of the places he’s visited over the past week.
Has Richard’s trip inspired you to start planning your own InterRail adventure? Multi-Country passes start at just £150. Find out more with our handy guide
Thanks to Isabelle at Rhone Alpes Tourism
, Marie-Ange at Valence Tourism & Hôtel de France
for their support!
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