Hotel Les Oliviers
Travel Blogs from Fayence
... out the museum of modern art which was really cool! They even had one of Andy warhol's shoes pieces. After the museum we headed for the market area which is lined with tens of restaurants. Michael was dying for some mussels and fries, a Nice specialty, so we ate at this all you can eat mussel place where the guys had the specialty and I, not knowing whether I could handle that many mussels, had the mixed seafood pasta. Yum! Both were a good decision. At the restaurant we met ...
... our room. The disadvantage of being in a small hotel was that the door keys were not card keys and it was inconvenience as they only had one old guy at the front desk. He actually had to lock down the front door before he could go with us to open our room for us. Well, his keys didn’t work at first and he was wondering if that was the right room. Thank goodness I had the room assignment paper with me so I showed him that it was indeed our room. Now ...
Friday, our last day in Fayence and I decide an 'at home' day is in order....a chance to do some washing and reorganise the suitcases in readiness for our long haul home....
However, the rest of the crew are keen for a day out so St Tropez becomes the agenda. They all head out and I deal with a weird european washing machine and slightly inclement weather. The golden sunshine has dissappeared right when I need it!
Thursday, and it's another hot and sunny day in Provence. Most of the tribe wanted to stay put for the day so Tony and I drove the short distance to Grasse, the home of perfume.
Grasse is a really lovely 'old town' and was very easy to walk around as many of the streets surrounding the square are closed to traffic. It makes such a difference not having to dodge the crazy cars and bikes.
Grasse supplies all the perfume companies with ...
... nice to say 'rich and famous', but mainly other tourists. Still a magnificant spot though. Checking out of the carpark we scored a bonus when we found the parking was free!
Then on to Italia............through Menton which is lovely, and before we know it we're at the border control; only there's no-one home anymore so no passport stamp. Never mind, the drive is classic Mediterranean and a beautiful day. As soon as we get to the Italian side we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed