Travelled: 407 kms from Hône/Bard via Annecy to Saint-Gengoux-De-Scisse, Burgundy.
Stayed: Saint-Gengoux-De-Scisse aire, free, all services including electricity. N46.46103, E04.77499
Budget: 122 days @ €92 per day.
Having visited Forte Bard it‘s a very late start for our run through the alps. We stop at Aosta for lunch and a last Italian Lidl supermarket visit before France (the beer and wine is cheaper).
So we drive on for another hour or so to Annecy and get a free overnight park in the aire N45.89073, E0613915. It was a pull up, have a drink and dinner then go to sleep stop.
We are up relatively early have our normal coffee and fruit and get ready to go. The aire has several more motorhomes than have places, so we make for the services and get out before the real chaos begins. As we roll into the morning traffic in Annecy our only plan is north-west with as little tollway as possible. Stopping for breakfast an hour later, we look through our guide and set the GPS for Cluny. In the lower Burgundy region and start making tracks.
So that’s it we have done the Abbey and don’t feel inclined to pay €10 to stay here in Cluny. So we roll out of town, the GPS set for another village 12 klm to the north.
Back in the Hymer, we have dinner and a couple of delicious pastries we purchased earlier at that patisserie in Cluny. That’s it, our first day back in France after 10 weeks in Italy has slide by…