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TravelPod Member ReviewsRegina Hotel Avignon
Bien situé. Bon service. Chambres propres.
Seul point négatif, les murs sont en cartons.
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... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
... a hundred years old. Check out the photos on the website of our cottage as we have no photos today. This location would be great for a family gathering, albeit a bit far to go.
After settling our things in the cottage, we headed to a nearby village for an exciting afternoon of ....laundry. Yes, since ...
... Popes was actually used as the papal seat for the Catholic Church for quite a while. It was one of the seats during the Great Schism, when the church was divided. The rooms inside the palace are bare, but you can still see some frescoes and get an idea of the place and history with the audio guide. After the palace we went to see the famous bridge, the Pont Saint-Bénézet. Apparently it is famous because of a nursery rhyme. The bridge used to be quite long, but now is just a ...
... had 22 arches and measured 900 meters long. During the siege of Avignon Louis VIII ordered it to be almost completely destroyed. Reconstruction work was carried out but the unpredictability of the Rhone caused it much damage. Despite the goodwill of the locals only 4 arches remain today.
Today we did a full day tour - in the morning a couple of vineyards and in the afternoon 3 historic places south and east of Avignon. The vineyards were in the ...
... completely hammered... Some had casks of French wine and I just simply couldn't refuse a skulling challenge with the 18 yr old Germans, it also didn't help that the schoolies had brought a beer bong! One of the boys in out group was trying to pick ip the girl next to me who turned out to be a lesbian and wanted to kiss me - which was awkward!!! Surprisingly I have survived the bus ride today... And am exciting about hitting up Barcelona ...