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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
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We started with a walking tour of Viviers, a village of about 5000 people. Narrow streets, old buildings, the church dating back to the 14(?) century. The walk spiralled up to the cathedral, which is the smallest one in France. Here, we were treated to an organ recital in the cathedral-what beautiful acoustics!
in the afternoon, we had a quick French cooking class - crepe ...
... managed to get through without a dunking, but the Ardeche river decided to test us again and threw us out on a big rapid which carried us for about 100m and smashed us into every rock and boulder along the way. We we both bruised and battered but again we had no choice but to get back in and carry on. I was in the back of the canoe which meant I was steering, when we saw the rapids approaching I would call out to Paul to say that we we would try to head to the ...
... running it spoke English and seemed friendly. Although it was a little out of our price range, we decided we didn't have any other choice and paid the man. He walked us to the tiny iron elevator and shut the door on us. As we opened the door to the room, I was shocked. It looked like something out of a scary movie! Stained green carpet, pink frilly wallpaper that was falling off, and splattered with what looked like blood. The baseboards ...
... the owner of the house was trying to get it through the window of the top room three stories up! Animated discussions took place - lots of 'mais c'est impossible' comments and on we trotted. Up at the cathedral- 12 century at one end extended in the 16 century the other. Lovely building with tapestries, ornate glass windows and a 19 century organ which was, as had been arranged especially for us, played by the local organist/piano ...
... were found in the caves.
Like Lascaux, the paintings are considered to be such a tremendous resource that to avoid damage, a complete replica of the caves has been created for visitors, and the centre just opened two days before, on April 25. Lucky for us, we were able to coordinate a visit to this exceptional site. At first, the kids were a bit put off by the 'replica' concept, but the caves have been so ...