Ibis Budget Orange
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... 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.
... bullfights are held today—20 centuries later. You'll also view the 7,000-seat Antique Theater during your tour of this ancient, cobbled city.
Then enjoy An Afternoon in Provence. You'll discover the Provencal village of Les Baux de Provence during a walking tour, then visit the “Carrieres de Lumieres” where artwork is displayed on the walls of carved limestone chambers.
... and emerald-green wooded hillsides.
This morning you'll arrive in Viviers—the gateway to Provence—where you’ll enjoy a closer look at this charming town on an included walking tour. Then you'll have free time to explore on your own.
A long, hot, and demanding ride prior to a day off saw us all get in rather late, so this entry will likely only be posted on Saturday (especially since France is playing another World Cup match tonight, and I feel obligated to watch. You know - out of respect for our hosts).
Always a glutton for punishment (well, at least until my next birthday, at which point I may decide to start ...
... wine is such a huge part of the French culture and I'd been asking to see how it's made since basically September. But we had fun just tasting them, anyway, and I asked the man a bunch of questions about the property and how much wine one vine yields etc. etc.
I won't bore you with what I remember, and frankly there's a majority of it I don't remember! But he said one vine goes anywhere from 1 - 3 bottles usually, the less number of bottles ...