Le Chateau des Alpilles
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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We took two buses into town, and out of town today, to see what the other side of the river had to offer. We found a quieter part of the city, set upon a hill, with deserted streets and restaurants welcoming customers with both arms extended. Following a recommendation we had brunch at a patisserie. The woman had no English so we practiced our phrase book French to order some macarons and a delicious vegetable laden open tart. We strolled the streets and took ...
... washed down with a cheeky little Rose... ( let me warn you - some of the local stuff is cheekier than others. Treas was a bit seedy this morning..) Forgot to mention...... The dreaded Peage! Some of you will recall that in the past I have had a few run-ins with the Peage, (toll) and I had another a couple of days ago on the way up here from the beach. Well, first problem is that we are neither big, nor small.....so that at all booths, the ticket/money slot is always either ...
Well, we've been north, south and west so today we are going East. We have always wanted to do a part of the route of the Tour de France (which came through St Remy this year) so we decided to do a few miles from here along part of stage 15 of this year's Tour to the Luberon mountains and up to Banon. We also wanted to call into a village called Apt in the Vaucluse ...
... countryside were sensational. Just a short way down the road from Les Baux was the jewel of the day, Carriere de Lumiere, an exhibit of artwork projected on the walls of the caves made from the excavation of sandstone from the quarry in the area. The works of Klimpt and two other artists regaled us during this exceptional light show. We all left feeling that this was an amazing experience and a unique way to appreciate fine art. Our day wrapped up ...
... We stopped at one of the little shoreside villages called Bouzigues which is lined with restaurants serving seafood. We had fresh oysters, mussels, clams, some steamed mussels and a fish soup. Really delicious although I thought the fresh oysters were a bit salty. The steamed mussels were awesome and I think I preferred them. However, the best oysters on this whole trip were the ones in New Orleans. They were so good and I wish ...