Travel Blogs from Saint-Jean-du-Gard
... it was the weekend and very soon after New Year's Day.
I missed out on seeing the Gardens and the Castle as I arrived late and they'd already done it.
From here we also did a half-day trip to Arles - see next entry.
There are other smaller villages around to do day trips to/from, such as Avignon.
Marseilles and Montpelier are also 2-3 hours away by train.
We had a great but very cold week in Uzes in the Languedoc Region of France. We stayed in an apartment right on the famous square Place De La Herbs which has a terrific market twice a week. We did a few day trips and walks in the region.
Hope you enjoy the photos as always.
... of Nemausus (Nīmes). Because the terrain between the two points is hilly, the aqueduct – built mostly underground – took a long, winding route that crossed the gorge of the Gardon River, requiring the construction of an aqueduct bridge.
Pont du Gard was a truly amazing place – the museum, cinema and interactive children’s learning centre meant this stop was also great for the kids.
Backed up and cleaned up, Nimes bound via Pont du Gard. We stopped and grabbed some petrol and a sandwich. Its always an experience no matter what we have to do, Getting petrol, well we drove into the truck petrol bowser and the nozzle wouldn't fit. it was then that we realised we were trying to be a truck, not a car! So go around and into the one beside which was a car one and the nozzle fitted. All good. We fill it up then off I go to pay. The woman, with ...
By the time we got our A into G and it wasn't raining we jumped on a bus to Nimes. Nice homes as we headed North West of Arles, very agricultural area, of course this is where the Rhone heads out to sea helping to make an enormous delta South of Arles. Part of this delta area is used for the making of salt, the area is well known for it's wildlife.
We got a bit tripped up ...
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