La Bastide des Cinq Lys
Travel Blogs from Gordes
... br> We stayed in there for a hour. When we went into the car Jingles was in there, he got into the car.
Then we went to look at a village inside castle walls.
On the last day we went to Avignon. It was FREEZING!
The wind felt like snow. We walked all around the area.
There was markets and merry-go-round's. We caught a train on road and went all around town.
When you awaken this morning, you'll find yourself in Avignon. Set off on a walking tour to discover the City of Popes. For most of the 14th century, the popes left the turmoil of Rome and installed themselves in this calm possession of the Catholic Church. In Avignon, beginning with Clement V (who was born here), they built residences, chateaux, a ...
Your ship cruises through the early morning hours to Arles, where you'll disembark for a tour of the town which was so beloved by Vincent van Gogh. As you explore, you'll encounter signs indicating places rendered in Van Gogh's works. Here you'll find still standing the Cafe l’Alcazar, the establishment where the artist stayed and used the manager, Madame Ginoux, as his model for his painting ...
... and interesting shops to make this a relaxing spot to explore.
On the way back to Le Verger (our B&B / haven) we detoured so Jeannie could have a quick look at hill-top Gordes - and to stock up at one of it's recommended patisseries for this evening's picnic.
Tomorrow we leave Provence to drive to the mid-Pyrenees, fully understanding and endorsing the hype about this area: the people, the food and the sites have all delighted us.
... called " La Borie" hosted by Christine and Emanuele. This place is amazing with panoramic views. We were to enjoy the comforts of our self contained apartment for 2 days.
After settling in we felt a swim was in order after the heat of the day, and our feet needed some relaxation.
Then it was to get ready for dinner. We dined at a restaurant called " La Provencale", and enjoyed the Menu du Soir for 25 ...
Other places to stay in Gordes
Le Village, Gordes | 4 star hotelfrom $319
Route de l'Abbaye de Senanque, Gordes | 4 star hotelfrom $411
Route de Murs, Gordes | 4 star hotelfrom $211
Route De Cavaillon, Gordes | 3 star hotelfrom $188
Route de SÃ©nanque, Gordes | 3 star hotelfrom $160
RD 156, Les Pourquiers, Gordes | Hotelfrom $60
Joucas, Gordes | 3 star hotelfrom $209
Route d'Apt par D2, Gordes | Hotelfrom $152
Gordes 84220 Rue Andre chote, Gordes | Hotelfrom $85
pl. du ChÃ¢teau, Gordes | Hotelfrom $234
Route de Murs, Gordes | Hotelfrom $88
Route de St Saturnin d'Apt, Gordes | 3 star hotelfrom $170