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Travel Blogs from Avignon
Avignon is a cool town, with the city center enclosed in an old wall, from the Roman days I think is what Andre told me. We walked all around the city, enjoyed the park along the Rhone River, walked a lot (our hotel was 2 1/2 miles outside the city), had an awesome carousel ride, saw the Pope's retreat house, saw the half-bridge, and saw Fort Andre …
Today we ventured to Pont du Gard a well preserved Roman aqueduct. We then headed further to the city of Orange and explored the Roman ruins. Lots of wine vineyards, small quaint towns and round abouts. A great way to wind down...
Today we headed out of Avignon through the Provence country side south to the city of Les Baux to visit the historic area. It was a beautiful drive through endless round abouts, thank God for our navigation system.
On the return we drove through the small quaint town of St. Remy. There was minimal parking as a bull fight was about to begin.
It was a 30 minute drive until we reached Avignon. It was quiter than we thought and we were able to get a car park easily. Walked around the town and were impressed with how beautiful this town looked- except for the dog poo which seems to be following us in every town. We went to the Pope's Palace and took a few photos before walking up to the gardens which gave a fantastic view of the bridge Pont Saint Benezet. The song we learnt from high school about the ...
We woke up this morning and had breakfast at our hotel. A Rick Steves tour group stayed where we stayed and many of them were at breakfast as well. The two pupps also joined us.
Well...trying to enter Avignon in our navigation system took a little ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking