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Day 52 - 17/04/05
Vilanova i la Geltrú to Montpellier
This morning it was time to depart Spain for France again. We had already booked into the F1 hotel in Montpellier Ouest, so we were hoping we arrived in daylight to find it. Even though we had set out with heaps of time there is no telling how many wrong turns we can take!!
La cite of Carcassone is like a fairy tale castle set in the middle of a bustling town that's grown up around the fortified castle. It's amazingly preserved and is now full of restaurants and shops. It was built in the 1300's and has withstood the test of time and is now a thriving tourist ...
... the view points of the bridge.
After lunch we explored the area and walked to the highest point allowable
We returned to Nimes by bus, and prepared for dinner. Tonight we went to "Le Artiste" for dinner recommended by the hotel's Concierge Pascal.
As we were enjoying our meal we walked around the city as heard music coming from everywhere.
... ice cream and then visited two more churches 'Sante Eugine' and 'Cathedral Sante Castor' before returning to our accommodation via the supermarket for dinner.
... Peter, Andrew and I explored the old city and market.
Apt was at one time the chief town of the Vulgientes, a Gallic tribe; it was destroyed by the Romans about 125 BC and restored by Julius Caesar, who ...