Travel Blogs from Le Pontet
... in for a bit of cheese and a few drinks before heading down to the on site restaurant to taste the local food. Our table had been booked as soon as we arrived - I had seen what was on the menu and knew that it would excite Emma! 1kg of mussels and frites! So we weren't quite in Belgium, but they were still damn good! I had some goats cheese and fig pasta and was extremely happy too!
Full to the brim we headed back to the tent to get some sleep and prepare for another ...
... she looked, so she didn't have many friends when she was younger. But then when she got older, she became a beautiful red head (you're welcome Trish). Then the oldest Anna chirped in, "yeah, sorry Tara, but she is prettier than you". Thanks. Anyways, when I was telling this story, everyone was laughing at how I described poor wittle twisha, while two of the girls were agreeing that they wouldn't be her friend either... But then the middle child, Magdalena, ...
... as our grand finale was a dinner at the exceptional Edouard Loubet restaurant (Michelin two star) at the top of the wonderful town of Bonnieux. The food and atmosphere are truly outstanding, and the accompanying hotel looks like it would be an amazing place to stay for a couple of days. We enjoyed a delightful sunset over the beautiful gardens, and a fantastic dinner. We couldn’t have imagined a better finish to a fantastic day, and a truly awesome time in Provence. ...
From the Gorge of Verdon at 500m altitude, we headed down to the coast to visit Avignon, Pont Du Gard and Nimes before driving into Languedoc from Haute Provence.
There was huge traffic jam getting into Avignon, and no parking as there was festivities there, so we headed off ...
30 minute bus trip to the olive vineyards, had to turn back just out of the town because the "Baltimores" got left behind. Stan the Canadian made such fun of it we were in stitches saying he was surprised it wasn't the kiwis missing haha. The tour of the olive oil production was fascinating and the tasting superb. Bought some oil and dips to bring home, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed