Chateau Hotel du Monard
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... existing in Europe. The fine Triumphal Arch of Orange is often said to date from the time of Augustus or Tiberius, but is probably much later, perhaps Severan. The arch, theatre and surroundings were listed in 1981 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The Musée ...
... we were set. The Roman town is the largest in France and covers 150 acres, most of it still under the existing lower town, and 17 acres have been excavated.
Just inside the entrance to the first site "Puymin", is “Maison A l'Apollon Laure”. It’s 2,000 m2 and probably larger as extensions are believed to be under the street and houses across the road. Nevertheless, the 2,000 that is visible raises ...
... Market Day but it was not a very big market. The surrounding countryside was very nice, it is the first region for black truffle production with 400 truffle producers in the area, producing six tons of truffles a week. The world-wide price for truffles is also fixed in a local market here. Black Winter truffles are around €900 kg, Autumn Medium truffles are around €200 - €300 kg and the Summer Truffles around €100 ...
... all those beautiful vineyards we passed, not surprisingly, there are chateaus everywhere. We had a wine tasting in one of the Roman caves. The cheapest bottle of wine produced by this particular Chateau was 59€ - Jack wasn't buying! We stayed in the village for lunch at one of the many restaurants and then headed off to find Mt Ventoux - we got hopelessly lost and gave up (far too much traffic) ...
... go to a fairly local Roman Village, Vaison de Romaine. Apparently we do like rocks because we spent quite a while wandering through this roman town and marvelling at how they lived centuries ago, clearly they were all short because all the doorways are built for midgets! It is an entire Roman city built into the side of a hill, with fortified walls and a castle at the summit. People live here in the old buildings, which for the most ...