Formule 1 Tarascon Sur Rhone
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
We made it to Tarascon at about 21.00 hrs last night only to have to return to Avignon due to an unexpected rise in the river of over a metre meaning the moorings were flooded. However today's plans not altered and we travelled to the town of Arles. Full of Roman treasures and sultry squares Arles has a long history, In 49BC Arles backed a winner in Julius Caeser who plundered Marseilles because it supported his rival Pompey and Arles became the main ...
... rebuilding in their own style. The palace didn't have any furniture in it, which would have given it a bit more character, but huge rooms and many frescoes still showing on the walls and ceilings. We finally made our way to the top and got a pretty amazing view of Avignon and way beyond. We made our way back down and headed for the pont (bridge) that belonged to the palace. It had broken over many years and was missing from the other side of the river. They were trying to rediscover ...
Today we took time to learn how to play pétanque - the French version of bocce. It was fun and I really enjoyed it.m Since I am not too sure how to play bocce - I can't really speak to how they are different. :) 4 people 2 teams. Each player gets 2 balls. A small ball is thrown and that ball is the target. Each player has to land ...
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