Travel Blogs from Avignon
Just a one nighter in the picturesque Provencal town of Avignon, which
sits on the banks of the Rhone river and is known for its food (it is
Provence after all), Palace of the Popes and the Pont d'Avignon
(bridge). We spent a lovely afternoon wandering the town and had a
delicious meal out before leaving early the next morning for Barcelona.
... are back at our hotel, relaxing on the patio and enjoying refreshing bottled water(me) and Heineken(Les). Tomorrow we drop the rental car off and take the TGV to Paris and fly home on Friday.
Many any photos to follow!!!!!!
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.
... filtering back into our minds. We then drove onto Orange after George's recommendation. We found the enormous Ancient Theatre and took the self guided tour. This place dates back to 34BC and it was truly impressive. Just sitting in the arena gave you a feel of what it was like to listen to a show so many years ago. The way this audio tour was presented and the video footage was brilliant. It really gave you a good insight into what was known about the place and ...
... We finally were instructed by hotel staff at Auberge to enter the postal code, and finally we found our next destination in the navigation. Off we went...three hours later we arrived in Avignon.
Relaxing today...sights tomorrow. This hotel is beautiful. ...