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Today we headed out of Avignon through the Provence country side south to the city of Les Baux to visit the historic area. It was a beautiful drive through endless round abouts, thank God for our navigation system.
On the return we drove through the small quaint town of St. Remy. There was minimal parking as a bull fight was about to begin.
It was a 30 minute drive until we reached Avignon. It was quiter than we thought and we were able to get a car park easily. Walked around the town and were impressed with how beautiful this town looked- except for the dog poo which seems to be following us in every town. We went to the Pope's Palace and took a few photos before walking up to the gardens which gave a fantastic view of the bridge Pont Saint Benezet. The song we learnt from high school about the ...
We woke up this morning and had breakfast at our hotel. A Rick Steves tour group stayed where we stayed and many of them were at breakfast as well. The two pupps also joined us.
Well...trying to enter Avignon in our navigation system took a little ...
... began more than a century ago. Here we saw the beautiful 17th century chateau before waiting for our taxi to transfer us back to our accommodation "The Pyramide".
We returned to prepapre for dinner at the same restaurant as the night before, and of course had another 3 course meal.
... the village. Of course, before we started sightseeing, we just had to have a coffee and pastry.
We walked right up to the highest point, to take advantage of the breathtaking panoramic views amongst the ruins of the castle.