Hotel de l'Atelier
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de l'Atelier Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Travel Blogs from Villeneuve-les-Avignon
... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... the female's voice carry them away. A priceless moment.
After visiting the monastery they walked back to the centre of Villeneuve-les-Avignon where they relaxed in the shade of a covered walkway of arches, cooling themselves with some fruit sorbets. Video Girl and Battery Boy then returned to Le Prieure where they did nothing in a very luxurious way.
Around 7:30 p.m. Video Girl and Battery Boy drove to Avignon for dinner at Fou ...
... that was completely destroyed during the French Revolution. It was later purchased by new owners who painstakingly recovered original materials and rebuilt it.
By now it was about 5:30 p.m. and they still had about one and a half hours to drive. As they were leaving Grignan, Battery Boy asked Video Girl to program our next destination into the GPS and to use the tollway as the quickest route. As they headed out of town the perfume of the lavender fields ...
... I had the best creme brûlée I have ever tasted - divine.
Francky was right the food was amazing and I would have paid full price for the buffalo mozzarella alone. It was absolutely worth eating little all day to leave room for this fabulous feast.
An amazing day even with the rain - in fact I think the rain made it all the more special.
Tomorrow a day in Provence - come back sun......
more photos to follow- the hotel's wifi is very slow ...