Le Mas de Pierre Hotel
Travel Blogs from St-Paul-de-Vence
... because they just know! Either way, we dragged out our time in the phone shop whether it was because of the short burst of rain and thunder... (Yes we had rain I know I know, but only to get rid of the humidity ��) or whether it was because of the incredibly beautiful guy selling us our phones, I do not know. I tell no lie when I say that the genes in Nice are top quality we have seen ...
Walked up to the Vieux Nice (old town) - more my style of shopping...interesting lane ways with a mixture of delis, restaurants and boutiques. Found Fennochio in Place Rossetti - 90+ flavours of gelato. I had lemon meringue...quite nice but not chocolate! Di bought lovely long white shirt from Cabane - lovely shop with home wares and clothing (wheelbarrow of geraniums outside). After going to "our" wine ...
... so we were not too fussed about what we saw. We did walk up the hill to the old town and the palace. We noticed that it was possible to take a tour of the Palace so we spent a pleasant hour admring the State apartments of the Prince of Monaco. Fletcher, of course will explain that he called in his old drinking mate Al Grimaldi. (He has actually had a drink with Prince Albert late one night at the Berlin World Champs!)
An eventful couple of days.
... off at the Pont de Gard which is an amazing bridge built many centuries ago.
We drove on into Nice at about 4pm- it immediately reminded me of Florida or some city in the USA on the beach. Lots of palm trees and gardens everywhere. Not at all what I had imagined. Also very, very busy with roads and freeways heading off in every direction. Thankfully Sheila, our little lady in the ...
... if you want some sun. A little bit of everything for everyone. We are glad that we are here so early in the summer; I can only imagine how busy this place would be in August!!
Tomorrow we head for Monaco early in the morning for the Grand Prix. We are both really excited but of course Rich is a little bit more! It will be quite an exciting and long day so we are going to be getting to bed now.
Wishing everyone could be here with us,
Christina and Richard
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services