La Bastide d'Entraigues
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I'm in Avignon, in a lovely old hotel inside the walled town. I had an interesting experience on the TGV coming over from Nice today. Stupidly, I managed to sit at the correct seat number, but in the wrong carriage. Well, I was booted out of my seat part-way along the journey. You aren't supposed to make the same mistake twice; but I think I've done this before! Cathie, ...
We made a half day trip to Arles from Nimes by train.
Being a small village we were able to see most of what there was in the central part quite easily. There is the main arena, roughly the same size as the arena in Nimes, and also the Ampitheatre nearby, which is mostly ruins now.
The other main attraction of ...
... 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.
... br style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17.77777862548828px;">The accommodation were stone houses and was like old time. Our room was built around a protruding rock, so one of the beds was next to this massive rock
... were laid down. The castle has had some recent reno work done by it's current owner, Pierre Cardin, of all people. We loved this town.
We made a quick stop in Menerbes before deciding to head back to our accommodation as it was getting late and we were getting worn out. But we were looking forward to our Provencial feast we had bought at the market, including the wine we picked up in Menerbes.
A great way to finish a great day exploring the ...