- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Arles, this town is a medieval town that is also well known for being the setting of several well known Van Gogh paintings. We got a little map that was a self guided walking tour that put us around town and some of the outskirts to the locations of 10 Van Gogh paintings. This tour was not the best a times as we could not actually locate two of them with much effort but still able to see the painting's setting, with the help of Google. One ...
... sun bed! Arrived in Avignon on time and took charge of our little Citroen. Lindy drove while I managed the TomTom - it has been a true godsend. Easy to follow and accurate. 50 minutes later we pulled into Arles which is all built around the amphitheater in the town centre. Our hotel L'Amphitheatre, was stunning. And air conditioned! The streets were so narrow and scary that we parked and walked which was lovely as we got a feel for the town. Dinner at Le Criquet which we ...
... sauce I think I have ever had – just not enough of it.
A satisfying end to a long and tiring day.
Sam: Jam selection for breakfast was easy thanks to my tasting efforts at the market yesterday – peach and thyme, pear with caramel and rum (tasted suspiciously similar to the pear and ginger jam from yesterdays breakfast). Both excellent! Couldn’t fit in my croissant so cut it and filled it in the middle with my pear jam for later. ...
... a family of storks were nesting on top of his cage with three babies. That must have made him feel worse!
We drove on to Sts Maries where there were lots of Romany caravans parking up for the annual celebration where statues are carried down to the sea. The markets were selling lots of dresses in luminous colours.
On the way back we drove past some bulls grazing, and rice fields. We had a BBQ in the garden when we got ...
... at the end. :). We wander the streets in search of our last chance to buy some nougat ... the last street we try before the parking lot has a store that sells nougat! The drive back is uneventful, the usual 130 kilometer speed limit and tolls that range from 3 - 11 euros. We get back to Lourmarin and pack up in preparation for our early morning to Aix en Provence to return the car and catch the TGV train to ...