Ibis Budget Arles Palais Des Congrès
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... me, French is not my language). We drove around Arles a bit to try to find a safe place close to our hostel to park our beloved Fifi for two nights, little did we know how small this town really is. We got to the centre of town while walking to our hostel and there was a small scale coliseum, pretty all lit up at night. It was about midnight when we finally settled into our room and I was out like a light. The next day we spent ...
... before leaving home but was also recommended by the hotel manager. Fabulous dinner and then a long walk all around town stopping to listen to a concert in the small amphitheater near our hotel. It's still sunny (& hot) at 10pm so we've found it best to do our sightseeing then as it starts to cool down & there aren't many people walking around. Lovely day. I really feel like our adventure in France has begun. Tomorrow we're off to Carcassonne. Bon nuit mes ...
... said above, the top section has a bloody great tower built above it, so they really are entombed for all time.
We climbed the tower and wandered the abbey with The Mistral howling around our ears.There are no signs of fireplaces or any heating in the entire abbey. I can't imagine how cold it must have been in winter.
It was 2.00 before we made it to Arles. Fortunately I found a parking spot right beside the walls; however it was ...
... cornichons on really good bread), which I ate in the very pleasant courtyard.
We had been given a museums-and-monuments pass earlier, so I eventually went back out to see the Réattu Museum. It's housed in the former Grand Priory of the Knights of Malta. One wing contains mostly Neoclassical art (mostly by Jacques Réattu) and a little bit of modern art. They've got a roomful of Picasso drawings, as well as one of his paintings (donated by Pablo himself). The other ...
... all gear with a coat check person, then walking through a curious series of stalls and foot baths. We did a few lengths and then called it quits.
Not to worry, we will find another opportunity to break out the speedos!
After a visit to the ruins of some Roman baths, we headed for our daily pastry journey then sprinted home to hide from a brief but fierce rain storm that flooded the streets. Within a ...