TripAdvisor Reviews La Gueulardiere L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
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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 ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
... charm for the tourists – the lifeblood of the economy. Everywhere that you turned was another postcard pic, with greenery and water abundant on every street…amazing!!
There was one downer though. I wandered off to buy some apricots and peaches and left her alone for about 5 minutes. When I got back she told me that a rude Frenchy had just driven past and WHACKED ...
... the Tour d'Argent (Silver Tower) was buit by the Counts of Toulouse. In the XVIIth century the collegiate church of Notre-Dame-des-Anges was renovated on top of the XIIth century foundations, a gem of Baroque art at the center of the old town.
There may still be crayfish and certainly trout. When standing in the middle of town looking at a flat bottomed boat that was partially submerged in a narrow canal, a young boy passed on his bike ...
... the back seat, yet we still got lost.
lots of funny moments in the car.
The gospel singers were good and the acoustics in the church helped, as they did not have any microphones or speakers.
The last 3 days have been really good with our friends.
Still suffering from a lack of sleep, as the nights are warm and the locals don't own clocks. They just don't seem to know when it is time to go home to bed.
Other places to stay in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
871 Route d'Apt RN 100, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue | 3 star hotelfrom $107
205, Chemin des Nevons, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue | 2 star hotelfrom $93
6, rue Rose Goudard, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue | 4 star hotelfrom $394
120 Chemin De La Serre, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue | 3 star hotelfrom $111
Chemin de Mousquety, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue | 3 star hotelfrom $164
Cours Fernand Peyre, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue | Hotelfrom $90