Hotel La Bastide du Bois Breant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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What a glorious day to wake up to. The sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and not a puff of wind, today is going to be awesome. We headed to Remoulins just north of Nimes to have a look at even grander Aqueduct than that at Castries and it didn't disappoint. Pont Du Gard. This piece of engineering is truly spectacular and to think that it was constructed in the years around 50AD is even more amazing and the fact that it is still standing is significant. This aqueduct ...
... biggest beach either of us had seen. Not the longest, we had both seems many long beaches. This was DEEP. From our first step on the sand the closest point to water was nearly a kilometre away. We walked across the sand and eventually set down our packs on a big piece of drift wood on the bank. We changed into our swim suits and dove in! The water in the Mediterranean is salty! Christina had swum there before, but this was a first for Justin. We jumped into huge oncoming waves ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
... in speckled sunshine, enjoying the sun and spring growth. Walked along the streets till we found the home of Jean-Francois de Galaup de Laperouse.
Decided to live dangerously and give TT its head with the instruction of "shortest" way back to Najac. TT didn't disappoint. We snaked and zig-zagged north through forests and over mountains. Whilst I doubt I could ever recreate that journey, the scenery and views were spectacular.
... there battlements.
In 1481 Villeneuve lost control of its city and was forced to join the greater France region.
It was maintained as a fort until 1792.
After the Fort it was on to LA CHARTREUSE This became the home of the many Cardinals from 1352...it started with 12 monks but as its importance grew so to did the status of its monastery inhabitants
It was important for centuries but at the time of the French Revolution it was ...