La Bastide d'Eygalieres
Travel Blogs from Eygalieres
... of Tresques and filled all our water bottles at the local spring. We are powering through the water, it is very warm again today about 35 degrees ...... We got some fantastic cheese at the Supermarche and went home for a lovely French lunch under our Big Tree, just perfect.
A bit of a rest and a swim in the pool after lunch and then we are off for some touristy visits, we went to the village of ...
Cobbled streets lined with chairs and tables, terracotta rendered houses, pink and blue shutters and yes even geraniums growing in planter boxes. Aix en Provence is exactly as you would imagine a town in the south of France to look. When we arrived yesterday we went straight to the tourist bureau. We have booked into some awesome sounding bus tours of the region ... I'll let you know about them in the coming days! It was also the end of a ...
... for our first local tourist adventure and to do a pick up at the Railway station. Avignon has a beautiful historic town Centre and a huge palace for the Pope's called Palace De Papes, the church is currently under restoration so closed for tourists. We have a wander through the local flea market and then a look around the old town Centre and a lovely gelato. Then it's off to the TGV train station to pick up a visitor. And then home for a late dinner of burgers and off to bed.
... also a beautiful church with a golden Mary statue on top. That was the end of our tour and we all split up. Lilah, Pappas, Kym, Ang, Rhi, Liam, Fauve, Micheal, Steph and I walked through the lovely gardens which are behind the church and papal palace. They had a great view of the surrounding countryside and over the River Roam (???). After getting a gelato we wandered through the backstreets of Avignon and saw lots ...
After a sleep in, a trip to the Luberon region this morning. First stop the Abbye de Sananque, near Gordes. Its a working Cistercian Monastery, so a lot of questions from the kids re what they do and why? Best answer I could give was ' they pick lavender and pray a lot', but again with the 'why?'. I gave up.
Next, after purchasing several bars of ridiculously priced monkish lavender soap, we headed ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility