Le Mas de l'Olivier
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... The name was originally unrelated to that of the orange fruit, but was later conflated with it.
A previous Celtic settlement with that name existed in the same place and a major battle, which is generally known as the Battle of Arausio, had been fought in 105 BC between two Roman armies and ...
... till 6.00 pm when it would be free parking and then discovered why it is free after 6.00. We walked out the 1km to the entrance and found that it was already closed for the day.
Now, this day has to have a happy ending. We decided to revisit La Flambee. This time we would have the world famous Pain de Chevre, but not the litre of red that sank us last time.
Pain de Chevre as it turned out was and is, a ...
... ready for the afternoon tour.
We took the optional tour to the Pont du Gard. It was wonderful seeing this ancient treasure. It was interesting to learn that long after the Romans the people used the aqueduct as a road. It was a beautiful day. I wish we spent more time just sitting in the sun. Unfortunately, we went into the museum – it was by far the worst museum I've ever been ...
... on our tour. I am now feeling much more confident with the motorways, so when the GPS asks if we wish to avoid them I confidently say "bring them on baby!". The trip to Nimes was mostly uneventful with only one mad frenchie trying to run us off the road. The traffic actually seems quite good for a Friday morning before a holiday weekend - but maybe Easter is not such a big travel weekend here. Once in a Nimes we headed for a car park close to the Maison Square, but I detour when I see ...
... 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!!!!!!