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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
... a hundred years old. Check out the photos on the website of our cottage as we have no photos today. This location would be great for a family gathering, albeit a bit far to go.
After settling our things in the cottage, we headed to a nearby village for an exciting afternoon of ....laundry. Yes, since ...
... came around. In college I started slowly into the wine game by drinking sweet white wines, and then recently in the last few years, I finally started to appreciate red wine [BTW, I'm drinking a glass of red wine as I sit here blogging :)), Since our arrival in France, my wine drinking has increased substantially. Not in a dangerous way, but in a tasting the different regions way. We've learned that it's normal to drink rose (or whatever wine you like, really) with lunch, and then ...
... amp; 2012. We sought out the wine cave that provides wines for Le Pistou, Domaine Juliette Avril, and we had a lovely wine tasting with a knowledgable lady...almost had a mishap when D dropped the bottle of wine we purchased on the cobblestones while exchanging money, but whew, those bottles are strong!
Lunch at Le Pistou was as good as we ...
... neuf-de-Pape (the Pope's new country house/castle).
The Pope actually had the castle built in this spot because the grapes/wine were so good and he could have the wine made and delivered right to him. I can't believe more people don't think about doing that. We saw where his wine was made in the cellars under the castle. And of course I thought about my dad making some pretty tasty wine here. These ...