Travel Blogs from Villeneuve les Beziers
We left Peniscola at 9.15am on a freezing cold and VERY windy morning. We were both wearing thermals and two fleeces. This was going to be another long day, mostly on the Peage, so at least we could get a move on.
There was a violent wind blowing from inland. As we drove ...
... graveyard. Throughout there are maxims, poems, and other profane and sacred messages to give some thought during the tour. The catacombs hold multiple bones of people who were once famous. Clarke and Anie descended down 130 steps to get to the catacombs. As the catacombs were Anie’s idea, Clarke wasn’t very happy to be going into an underground graveyard. To get a laugh, Clarke tickled ...
... some of the countryside to scope out vineyards, degustation, and interesting destinations. We saw some good cycling routes, a beautiful river (the Orb), and some Abbeys worth a visit. Tomorrow is planned to drive up into the mountains north of us and see what kind of hiking trails might be around. Monday we meet with the interior decorator of our property to go over some final details, and then head back to London for one night before our flight ...
... River is a beautiful turquoise colour and there are heaps of places to camp and go swimming and bush walking along the canyon. The countryside is so peaceful and like Switzerland the wildflowers were out and insects lazily buzz around. We travelled around the Northern rim of the canyon and stopped at the halfway point, called Point Sublime, it certainly lives up to its name! Here the river plunges down between narrow, rock walls and doesn't open up again until ...
An uneventful day must travelling along the canal and relaxing. There had been bad reports of the moorings at Beziers itself, with boats being tagged, so we stopped at a village a few Kms short. Another BBQ for tea. Six O'Clock Happy hour is the routine, either on Phil's boat or Bruce's. This hour can extend to two and the jokes ...
Other places to stay in Villeneuve les Beziers
6 avenue des Colombes, Villeneuve les Beziers | 2 star hotelfrom $51
28 Boulevard Gambetta, Villeneuve les Beziers | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Rue de la Source, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $114
La Montagnette, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $98
Rue de l'Acropole, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $65