October 1. 2020The lake is quiet and calm again and looked absolutely stunning, sparkling in the late September sunshine yesterday. After a hot and sunny summer, Talloires will soon be showing off its spectacular autumn colours. This is a wonderful time to visit as you get the lake and mountains pretty much to yourself. Le Ban de la Roche is open for short breaks, weekends, family, friend or work groups througho...[More]
June 23. 2020Monsieur was very happy with this early morning bike ride. A three hour circuit from the house heading towards Marlens then to Col de l'Epine and back home via Annecy. A quick stop at Albigny's legendary Pan et Gato bakery and back home. Happy cyclist.
June 8. 2020So nice to see Eva's smiling face at bASECAMP again! Yes, Talloires' very own bike-café, bASECAMP, is up and running and ready for business. A lovely spot on the village square to have a proper Italian coffee, a spot of light lunch or grab a bike to cycle round the lake with. www.base-camp.bike
May 25. 2020We are currently following Airbnb and HomeAway's COVID-19 guidelines regarding cleaning and disinfecting Le Ban de la Roche. Le Ban de la Roche is a gated property, set back from the road, with an enclosed garden. You may use a key box to collect and deposit keys. As the Luxury Villa and Garden Flat are on separate floors, each with their own entrance and private terrace, it is 100% possible to s...[More]
May 10. 2020Talloires village has some great bars right on the waterfront - the Savoyarde and the Abbaye are two favourites - but sometimes it's nice just to enjoy a quiet drink at home!