Hotel le Majestic
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
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... of paintings in part because there weren’t many (and none by “masters”). I did get really lucky in my visit because there was a three piece orchestra performing in the middle of the building. The place was set up so that I could still view the artwork but I got to listen to the beautiful music as I went. Classical music always seems to stir something inside me and that, coupled with the artwork, made for a visit that was really ...
... back to our hotel where we checked in. I have previously commented on stairs and particularly spiral staircases during my travels but this places wins the spiral staircase in a B&B award. We had a very nice dinner in the lane just below our room with wandering musicians then walked up to the palace of the popes for the 9:15 show "Les Luminessence D'Avignon" The show was held in the ...
... It was beautiful. Unfortunately since we arrived fairly late many of them were closed – smoothies and salads tend to be a lunchtime thing, especially in the center of town where we were. Instead, we walked a bit further to Place des Corps-Saints and found a place Rick Steves had recommended, Bistrot į Tartines. Such a good decision. This dinner was beyond what we could have ever imagined and was exactly what we needed after being on the road for nearly a month. Traveling ...
... good evening, good morning) where the waiter joking told us we spoke great French and promptly translated the entire menu for us in perfect English!
The next morning, we took a trip to the countryside to visit the Pont Du Gard – a Roman aqueduct part of a 30 mile canal providing water to Nimes from Uzes. Most of the aqueduct is underground but the Pont Du Gard was made to span a huge river gorge and contains the largest arch ...