Travel Blogs from Fontvieille
... as the Venice of the South of France, not sure they got that one right, it is stinking hot and there are no gelato shops open anywhere!!!!!! Then onto the Cascades of Sautadet, a lovely swimming area, but very hot for that today, I would burn to a crisp, we have a quick visit then one last tourist stop at the village of La-Roque-sur-ceze. Pretty impressive wee village on a rocky out crop, lovely church with ...
Yesterday I volunteered to be the garden assistant, so first job this morning is to water all the garden pots, there are a quite a few so it takes a while, then I was supposed to be having a lovely French breakfast in the garden, but it turns out it is a French public holiday today, so no boulangre open today.... that will have to wait for tomorrow....
Had a quiet day, boys make a trip back to the supermarche and I got in a bit of knitting, Goz had a nap and then we headed off ...
... photos with the tablet we can attach a few to give you an idea of this dreadful place!!!!!! It's 36 degrees today so pretty hot for me but a couple of dips in the pool help with that. I had thought about going to church this morning but we had a very big sleep first night here, slept from 10.30pm to 9.15am this morning so church was off.... Instead we wandered down to the boulangrč and got some bread for lunch, ...
... also a beautiful church with a golden Mary statue on top. That was the end of our tour and we all split up. Lilah, Pappas, Kym, Ang, Rhi, Liam, Fauve, Micheal, Steph and I walked through the lovely gardens which are behind the church and papal palace. They had a great view of the surrounding countryside and over the River Roam (???). After getting a gelato we wandered through the backstreets of Avignon and saw lots ...
... gallons a day to this town. The Romans had baths, sewage systems etc. all needing water. The aqueduct was built mainly by Roman soldiers for the entire length. It still is intact for much of its path. We were able to see the bridge that was triple tiered and went across the river. It was really an engineering masterpiece. It was built in the 1st century AD and is still standing. After our tour of that we came back to the ship
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Laetitia Fontvieille
Other places to stay in Fontvieille
22 Avenue D'Arles, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $94
36 Avenue des Baux, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $111
6, Rue Charles Barbaroux, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Chemin des Fourques, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $103
Quartier Saint-Jean - D 33 A , Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $56
13, Rue de la Tour, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $100
3 Rue Plumelets, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $129