Hotel Les Bories & Spa
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Love this little gem, I can recommend this to anyone who wishes to visit Gordes.
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
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... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... around to a very tiny restaurant called Aurore & Michel. They were working together in the "kitchen" which was even tinier! JD has a chicken burger without the pesto sauce, Harry a Mexican pizza (what else would you have in France). Ash & Lonnie have salads. Michel enquires where we are from and what work we do in NZ. Lovely couple. Maybe half a dozen tables inside and a ...
Sam: Woke up to find Mitch preparing for a run (I had originally said I might go for a walk into Gordes too – but after late dinner yesterday decided I'd relax instead). We headed down for the first of our included breakfasts – appearing in a bread basket was 2 x croissant (excellent); baguette (also excellent) and rye type bread rolls (also excellent), and choice from a long list of local honey's and ...
After breakfast with the menagerie at the Perouges B&B, we were on the road to Provence. As the trip was going to be a relatively easy one down the freeway, we decided to risk asking Greta to take us via a Chateauneuf-du-Pape winery, the wines from which we had recently 'discovered' on the ship.
Much to our surprise, the much maligned GPS brought us directly to the winery door (Chateau Mont-Redon) and a delightful vigneron ...