La Lanterne Rouge Cycling Lodge.
We have 5 ensuite bedrooms which can accommodate 15 people. All our rooms have beautiful views of the mountains which surround Saint Savin. We have broadband internet available free for your use.
We have a fully equipped bike garage with all the tools you need from Allan keys to track pumps, our nearest cycle shop is 2km away. There is a high pressure washer for your bike, and a washing machine and dryer for your cycling gear.
The house is strictly no smoking.
Tel: + 33 (0) 562422514
TV Lounge, a relaxing space for watching the racing.
Room 1: 4 single beds.
Room 2: 1 double bed.
Room 3: 1 double and 2 single beds.
Room 4: 4 single beds.
Room 5: 3 single beds.
Room 4 with 4 single beds.
Room 2 with a double bed and balcony.
A bed with a view, Hautacam as seen from room 2.
Click to enlarge this view from the window.
We serve a continental style breakfast, cereals, fruit, fresh bread and cakes. Dinner is served at 18:30 hours, starter of salads or hot soup depending on the weather, main course with lots of carbohydrates to stock up on energy for the cols, a selection of international dishes and wine or beer, followed by a dessert and tea or coffee. Many of our guests say the food is the highlight of the trip.
Dining room. The stone wall outside was built in the 12th century.
Sample Dinner menus:
Warm Goat’s Cheese Salad with Walnuts
And Balsamic Dressing
Roast Duck Breast with a Cherry Sauce
Served with Rosemary and Garlic Potatoes
Gateau Basque – A Local Speciality
Homemade Minestrone Soup
Baked Pork Chops in a Sage and Cider Gravy
Served with Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Ice Cream Sundae and Hot Chocolate Sauce
Crispy Bacon and Warm Potato Salad
Served with a Honey and Mustard Dressing
Pound Cake with Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote
An Assortment of Melon, Local Cured Ham and Smoked Duck
Fragrant Lamb Biriyani
Apple and Plum Crumble
Served with Homemade Custard Sauce
La Lanterne Rouge recipe for Beef Bourguignon.
La Lanterne Rouge recipe for Crusty Pesto Salmon With Ham and Mushroom Tagliatelle.
La Lanterne Rouge recipe for Banana and Date Cake with a Honey and Walnut Glaze.
Saint Savin park, La Lanterne Rouge, the 12th century abbey with Hautacam and Col de Tramassel in the background. Photo taken July 2007.