Avignon Hotel Monclar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and learn a bit about the Palace's history. After everyone had the opportunity to explore the Papal Palace, Felipe walked the group to one of the local shops which sold Savons de Marseille which is soaps famous for the region we were in (Provence). They had a great deal in the shop, and most everyone took advantage of buying some of these great soaps as souvenirs for home. The city of Avignon was having quite a festival that day, and there were lots of people out ...
... left early as we felt bad. This day also happened to be the day of a parade of old clothing dresses. We asked in the morning and apparently they do the casual dress on the Friday and then the fancy dress on Sunday. It was a fun thing, appeared that probably the entire town was out as the town is so tiny and there were a lot of people. We went to bed at a half decent hour as tomorrow included driving the Fifi to Annecy then Switzerland we go! Pics to ...
... as a home for a small family. It was also interesting to see the pope's apartments which had many small back staircases which allowed him (and his advisors) to pass quickly through the palace unseen by the public. Also on display was the treasure room (no treasure- it is all now at the Vatican) which was only accessible to the pope and the keeper of the treasury. Interestingly, there were several secret underground crypts for treasure storage which were only discovered ...
... parked the car. This is not a good sign. I'll have to drink the 500 gms of coffee I brought from home to get them home under the luggage allowance.
We walked some of the back streets around the main square and then decided to have a tea and pastry while checking the guidebook to orient ourselves. Given the weather, we decided to limit ourselves to walking up past the Palais des Papes and Notre-Dame des Domes (the cathedral) to the Rocher ...
We left Sous l'Olivier just before 9.00am and drove to the the TGV Station in Avignon from where (whence?) all but three of us were leaving. The TGV station is a confusing place if you don't speak fluent French so Jackie saw everyone to their trains. As a farewell gesture Cindy played the station piano and was well applauded by both our group and some bystanders. After saying our goodbyes Jackie, Marie and The Two Js dropped me off at the Avignon Novotel Centre ...