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After a very enjoyable breakfast at the hotel we drove into Arles which is about 3 km away. This town is very old and dates back to the 4th century. There is quite a few Roman structures still standing. The amphitheatre is 1,600 years old. Walked 15 minutes of the Santiago De Compostela and cant believe they walk through here all the way to Spain. Arrived at a beautiful church Saint Trophime where mass had ...
... the beginning of a 4 day yearly festival of bull fighting. It is the only city in France where bullfighting is allowed and the town celebrates with the theme. The bull fighting was to occur in the Arena
We finally returned to our accommodation, as this was our last night in France. Peter and Joe were to head off to Paris, and Mary and I were to head to Spain.
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We continued our tour onto the 'Tour Magne' and 'Castellun'. Between the Porte d'Auguste and 'Tour Magne', set in the Roman Wall, is the Castellum, a tower used for storing the water brought in from Uzes via the aqueduct at ...
... in we walked up Esplanade Charles de Gaulle. We visited a few of the sites and then decided it was time for dinner. We had dinnner at "La Camargue" and for €12.50 we enjoyed another 3 course meal with a bottle of red wine.
We returned to our accommodation via the supermarket to grab a few nibbles for the ...
Bastille day! We were awoken at 7am with canons going off, followed by seagulls who were rudely awakened by the noise. We drove to a town called Aigues Mortes which is a medieval walled city. Usually on a Sunday there is nothing open in any towns, but this place was buzzing. They had events on throughout the day. One of them was jousting on the water. It was great craic; there were two teams who each had a rowboat with a ladder out ...
Other places to stay in Aigues-Mortes
939 route de Nimes, Aigues-Mortes | 2 star hotelfrom $73
440, route de Nimes, Aigues-Mortes | 3 star hotelfrom $104
10 rue de l'Amiral-Courbet, Aigues-Mortes | 3 star hotelfrom $112
35 Blvd Gambetta, Aigues-Mortes | 4 star hotelfrom $136
CD 979 - Route de Nimes, Aigues-Mortes | 3 star hotelfrom $97
23 bd. Gambetta, Aigues-Mortes | Hotelfrom $92
2 rue du Port, Aigues-Mortes | 2 star hotelfrom $82
221, avenue du Pont de Provence, Aigues-Mortes | Hotelfrom $87