Hotel Le Splendid
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... nature and the needs of the livestock they tend. You’ll visit a gardian’s bull farm, where you’ll revel in the friendliness of their down-to-earth hospitality, and experience traditional daily life. You’ll also climb aboard a farm truck to visit the bulls in their natural environment, and then return to the farmhouse to enjoy traditional Camargue fare and local ...
... fortified palaces, and churches. Your tour includes a guided exploration of the impressive Papal Palace.
Then you'll return to the ship for lunch onboard, and you'll have the afternoon to make your own discoveries in Avignon. Perhaps you'll explore the winding streets of some of the city's ancient neighborhoods, or relax at an outdoor cafe.
Visiting Arles, one of the most distinctive towns in enchanting Provence, is like journeying back to ancient Rome. The town is filled with landmarks and ruins dating from its periods of Roman domination that began in 30 BC. Here, you'll view the outside of the colossal hilltop Roman amphitheater, where 21,000 spectators thrilled to gladiator fights in the first century ...
Monday we visit the old City of Avignon. Situated along the Rhone River and surrounded by 3 miles of city walls it is both old and new. Inside the walls the streets are narrow and mostly pedestrian or one way. Shops fill the buildings, restaurants line the squares and historical sites and museums are tucked in between. We park at a free lot just over the bridge and take the free shuttle to the city gates. Our first stop is the Calvet ...
... through the cobbled lane ways we looked hard to find a cute little restaurant that was 'French enough' yet accommodating enough to an 'Aussie wallet'. Ironically we found a lot of Japanese but finally found a little place with planter boxes and pastel wrought iron chairs and tables out front, bonjour French dinner, we've found you. After all of the bread and ham in Spain, it was lovely to a have a flavoursome meal of meat and vegetables. Tres bien! We could of ...