Hotel La Mere Germaine
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Here we are just outside of Nimes and still at our gorgeous little farm. Today we headed to the bustle of Nimes to check out what's happening. Well......... We found the set for Russell Crowes Gladiator only it is NOT a set, it is the rigidige colosseum, and yes, the arena was used in the movie Gladiator. The most pristine Roman colosseum in Europe. It was built at the end of the 1st century AD. As we went through self guided tour you ...
... to bring water from Ulez (the source) to Nimes and was used till the 6th century. It took approximately 15 years to complete and 80% of the aqueduct was underground so to speak. We took a side path and ended up on the top level of the aqueduct and were surprised to see how deep and wide the channel was, to imagine the amount of water flowing through this funnel each day is beyond comprehension for the day, there was approximately 2,000,000 (two million) cubic litres ...
The idea of being able to visit Chateauneuf de Pape and do some wine tasting is a much
anticipated day. This is a favorite wine of ours which we rarely frequent. This hill town is
all about their wine. As you drive into the town and as you walk through the narrow winding
climbing streets there are wine tastings everywhere representing some of the many
vineyards in the area.
They have been ...
Had a terrific day trip today as we visited our old haunt of 2002, Chateauneuf-de Pape! We wanted to see if the restaurant, Le Pistou, we ate in all those years ago was still there, and still as good as we remember (ok, admittedly, it IS a pretty famous wine region, too!). The village is only about an hour's drive from Lacoste so off we went on the ...
... t take long to look around and we head of in the tiny car to Aix en Provence were we enjoyed another lovely lunch. I managed to trip over in the front door of the cafe and fell flat on my face. I am scarlet with humiliation and the staff all rush to assist me. We are seated next to a couple from Devon England and they are enchanting dinner companions who tell us about some of the wonderful places they have visited and i add their suggestions to my list ...