Le Chateau des Alpilles
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... region. The vantage point provided safety in medieval times. In WWII it was bombed as it was a centre for the Resistance. Maryse described a Kir Royale which is popular here: sparkling wine with 1 1/2 tsp of cassis. On route we passes these conical stone houses which date back 3000 years, and were in use until the 19th C. They are called 'borises'. Lunch was in a creperie. Dorothy and Maija had the crepes and I had a wonderful Salade ...
... mountains. A highlight was seeing and driving over the Millau viaduct. It is amazing and very beautiful. Well worth the 7.30€ toll. Then the road drops down on to the coastal plain and everything changes. At 4 pm is was still 26C. All the vegetation suddenly becomes mediterranean, the houses are white stucco with shutters, loads of vinyards and a very blue med in the distance. Campsite on edge of the Carmargue near Saintes Marie de la Mer. Sandy beach ...
... level. I only went up one side, partly because we were on the there for an hour, and partly because I figured that the view from both sides would be the same. There is a gate so that you can't walk across, but you can see right along the length of the aqueduct, and backwards through a cave/tunnel where the water used to rush through. You can also walk down to the banks of the river below. There was also a small museum containing archeological findings, but time ran out for us to go ...
... the bulls would have been fought. We walked up the big hill which has a tower on top, it is one of the highest places in the area so you could see around the whole city and surrounding area. I decided to stay near the colosseum for sunset, and it lit up very nicely with a matador statue out front.
14km in one day side trip with ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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