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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 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 ...
Today we took a bus trip to "Pont du Guard", at a cost of €5.00 each including the enstrrance fee
The Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct bridge that crosses the Gardon River in Vers-Pont-du-Gard near Remoulins, in the Gard département of southern France
The bridge has three tiers of arches, standing 48.8 m (160 ft) high
We enjoyed lunch by ...
... our way, the first port of call was Cavallion where we said goodbye to Andrew. The bus continued on to Avignon where we walked to the railway station, purchased our tickets only find out that some trains were on strike including the destination to Nimes.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking