La Cabro d'Or
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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
... a castle and starving the inhabitants was often the successful strategy. You wonder what the average life expectancy would have been for one of these warriors.
The village of Les-Baux is a listed heritage site. It also has won titles such as "one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France or "Outstanding Centre for Flavorsome Food". However, we have found many villages that claim similar titles.
Meals in France are taken very seriously. It ...
... and Bill was ready to give up as we couldn't walk so far back. So I asked him to pull over so that I could get out and at least take some photographs from the roadside. We turned around and started back when a car pulled out and we took the space right by the way up to the site! We walked up the narrow cobbled street through the lower town and got our tickets into the castle ruins or "dead city". Being a weekend there were presentations of ...
Another lovely breakfast set the stage for our earliest morning yet - we were up by 6:30, had breakfast at 7:15 and boarded Priscilla, Queen of Provence for a deux-heures ride to the city of Aix (Aix-en-Provence), pronounced like its own last letter. We visited the Atelier Cézanne, which was the studio of French impressionist Paul Cézanne, to whose memory the entire town of Aix-en-Provence is dedicated. Other highlights of our time in Aix included a ...