Hotel Le Colbert
Travel Blogs from Avignon
Sunday May 11
His take on the day:
We arose early this Sunday because rumour had it that the views of Provence from Mont Ventoux were best early in the day, before the heat haze. Sadly, it poured rain and the cloud was below the 1950m peak, so we saw nothing except heaps of grinning cyclists …
Friday May 9
His view of the day's events:
Now in Avignon, after a long but enthralling drive through the Gorges of the Tarn River. The pictures speak to the beauty, but the clarity of the water, the quality of the canoeing and the clearly visible Trout impressed me immensely.
Her take on the day: …
On our last full day of staying in one place, we didn't stay in one place, instead touring the countryside outside of Avignon in search of Roman ruins dating back to the 1st Century B.C., in addition to Van Gogh's footsteps.
We finished the day with a perfectly light, fresh, Provencal meal at a small bistrot around …
Took the bullet train -- the high-speed non-stop TGV -- out of Gare de Lyon train station in Paris yesterday morning for a quick, 2 1/2 hour trip to Avignon in the Provence region of southern France. When purchasing the tickets ahead of time online, first class tickets were only $8 more, so we jumped on that. Made for a really …
The sun is out and it is warm in Avignon. I think the sky is bluer here or maybe I have just not seen it for awhile.
Arrived in Avignon last night and had a fabulous dinner at Basili Citron. I had a pork that was in a dark berry and ginger reduction. It was stacked with creamy mashed potato covering and a green salad on the top of the …