Campanile Salon de Provence
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
... the surrounding hills belong to many different winemakers. The position and soil type of each plot determines the quality (and price) of each vintage. Each plot has its own label and this is what is identified on the bottle itself. We have always wondered why grape type is not shown on bottle labels. We are allowed to taste all but the "the grand cru" s ( their granges!)which only come from a small number of the plots. We purchase a drink now 2008 which we haven't opened yet and ...
... and old 'buildings'. They have huge medieval catapults set up that at certain times they do recreations with (very Game of Thrones!). These interested Mitch! A trip to Avignon which included a visit to H&M and Zara which interested me. And little Grace got to enjoy her first French Adventure Tree park so she could be just like '*****y' her brother. She looked very cute dressed up in the harnesses riding the little mini zip ...
... as it was very busy. There is a shop in France that I can't remember the name of but it only sells white clothes, mostly cotton and linen I think. We have come to realise that in the towns that have a lot of money and rich tourists you will always see this shop and needless to say there was one in Aigues-Mortes. We managed to find ourselves an ice cream which was really the only reason we were there and then went back to Sven ...