Hotel-Restaurant La Chaine d'Or
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We awoke t be in Avignon and low and behold once again we had a vessel attach to outside our window. River cruising has become so popular that mown the river boats have to moor to each other at times and then the guests walk through the vessel closest to the dock to get to land, the first time this happened it was ,a bit off putting but we have adjusted to it. Avignon also dates back ...
... for us, this was lovely to watch. This town is known for hiding the Jews and Pierre's mother hid a doctor in the ceiling of her kitchen for 2 years and he was never found by the Germans,afterwards he became the family Doctor. Interestingly this town of 4000 people has several doctors 4 of which are physiatrists . Another of the groups visited a guides home that has been in her family since the war,she was able to show the people ...
... the entire walk. As we walked Angelica talked about the history of Normandy.The Vikings invaded present-day Normandy in the 9th century. Many of the Scandinavian raiders established settlements in the area and adopted Christianity. In 911 French King Charles the Simple and Viking chief Hrölfr agreed that the area around Rouen should be handed over to these Norsemen – or Normans, as they came to be known.
In 1066 the Duke of Normandy crossed ...
... season. However, the garden surrounding it is a delightful taste of what is to come.
It is laid out in 'rooms' of red, blue and yellow flowers and/or foliage to represent the three primary colours, black and white for the monochromatic and scented.
The queue for tickets at Monet's Garden is barely ten minutes long and inside we find a garden bursting with the colours of summer flowers. Like the ...
... square where it would have been centre now houses a very modern Church of Joan of Arc. It is an incongruous building against a ring of old, Tudor-like shophouses. The windows of an earlier chapel have been inserted into it though and the effect is striking.
A walk along what was France's first pedstrian mall brings us to the Gros Horloge, an ornate clock with time, day and lunar functions. It has just one hand with a sheep at it's end - the symbol of Rouen, a wool ...