Chateau de Massillan
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- Concierge desk
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... it would have been. One thing I really appreciated as a Historian was the ceiling in the Pope’s Chamber man’s room which had never been painted over and have not been retouched since the palace became a museum (pic 5). It give one an idea of how ornate the place was if even the beams of the ceiling were decorated. I admit, it’s hard to capture in pictures how interesting and exciting this place is.
I know that in a week or two when I’m in Rome, stuff like ...
... times, but the river keeps washing it away. Avignon was the seat of Papacy in the 10th Century (I think) and the logo of the city is the three Holy Keys. Looks very cool and Jimi once told me that he is considering including it in his left arm sleeve tatt, in honour of his gorgeous wife…Awww shucks!!
By about 9.30pm – which is about our bed time when we teach – we were starving and Carole took us to her favourite restaurant ...
... of hours it gave me enough time to hike around and below it. Sandy had already seen it on a previous trip so she opted for the museum and souvenir shops---(aka "beer break"). It's just a few minutes walk from the parking lot but I opted for a "panoramic" viewpoint so that lead me to a trail --- make that several trails it took me almost an hour to get to the spot that opened to a nice view of the bridge and I took my 100+ ...