Hotel le Saint Genies
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel le Saint Genies Uzès
Travel Blogs from Uzès
After a day driving through vines, producing the famous Cote du Rhone and stretching as far as the eye can see, we did little but drive with the temperature climbing to mid thirties. A welcome stop was a chocolate, nougat and ice cream maker in the middle of nowhere. Apart form the wonderful raspberry and a blood orange ice cream, the jellies, chocolates and range of soft nougats was as good as it gets.
Travelled today to mainly see the Pont du Gard which translates to bridge over the Gard river.
This bridge was made by the Romans in 1 AD to channel water from Uzes to Nimes for the prime purpose of Roman baths and mostly decadent other uses but not for main prime survival!!! This ,I thought was pretty amazing considering what a feat of architecture and man power it must have been.
We walked along the river each way to get a good photo or ...
... coloured buildings and Gourdes. Being off-season, the towns were deserted and we could walk everywhere without having to jostle with other tourists. Also, to Peter's delight, there were no shops open!
Big excitement in L'Isle this morning when we went out for our morning coffee: a television program was being filmed in the town square. Unfortunately, they didn't need any Aussie extras.
Off to Venice tomorrow.
... an Aussie home away from home in the centre of the old town. The saturday am market is 2 mins walk away and starts tomorrow. A gentle hubbub is drifting up from the street and its a balmy evening here, a bit humid even. The towns bells are tolling the hours and most people are out and about eating and drinking. Across the road is a chateaux lit up at night, so no neighbours looking in! About Roman Ruins Glanum. Glanum was an oppidum, or fortified town in present day Provence, ...
Pont Du Gard is a major World Heritage site. It is an aqueduct build by the Romans in 19 B.C. to supply water to the city of Nimes. It carries 9 million gallons of water per day for 30 miles. It is a major engineering wonder that is still standing. Kip, Sandi and I decided that the best way to see it would be from underneath so we rented a kayak for 3 ...