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Travel Blogs from Châteauneuf-du-Pape
... 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.
... provided an atmosphere. They even has an audio visual display that shows some of the shows would have been like that were held there in the early 1900s right up until recently. Including rock concerts in the 70s and 80s from bands such as Dire Straits. More recently it has hosted operas. Sitting in the stands would have provided an excellent view and the acoustics area amazing. The theatre was very impressive and its design still seems to be modelled to this ...
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 ...
... the view points of the bridge.
After lunch we explored the area and walked to the highest point allowable
We returned to Nimes by bus, and prepared for dinner. Tonight we went to "Le Artiste" for dinner recommended by the hotel's Concierge Pascal.
As we were enjoying our meal we walked around the city as heard music coming from everywhere.