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This isn't the definitive answer, as I never traveled there but I can give a couple of tips. I've traveled in a 50cc scooter before (for several days). The 50 cc scooter should be able to climb and do everything you want. It will just do it slower :) Things to take into consideration: You won't be able to make average speeds nowhere near 80Km/h, and very ...


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Try the maps from ViaMichelin http://www.viamichelin.com/ Michelin has a green line alongside scenic roads. Besides that, ViaMichelin allows you to select motorbike, car or bike (although, be aware that bike calculations cannot exceed 200km)


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I've been living in Grenoble for a few years, and my girlfriend is native from Lyon, so I know a bit the region. If you plan to take the road you put in the above link, I'm afraid you'll be disappointed by the scenic character of the road :) You may want to go through the Vercors mountain (saint-Gervais->Autrans->Lans-en-Vercors->Engins) or Chartreuse (...


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This is a terrible idea :) You can't travel on french highways with a 50cc scooter, it's forbidden by law. If you do that, you will likely get arrested by the police and your scooter will be seized. You can decide to avoid the highways, so why not? Well, a scooter's engine can only take so much drive before it overheats. Basically, if you travel non-stop ...


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@Relaxed has mentioned the Illico Samedi discount for TER trains. Here's my experience with it: There is a 40% discount (free ticket for children under 12) available for TER (i.e. regional) trains in the Rhône-Alpes region (thus also to Saint-Paul-de-Varax). The discount is available on all Saturdays or every day between July 6 - August 31. Conditions: ...



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