Le Mas des Romarins
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- Multilingual staff
- Breakfast Available
- Heated pool
- Room service
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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.
... Afterwards we were invited to have a look at the winery with its Grand Chais filled with oak casks and the computer controlled fermentation tanks. On the way out a group of young wealthy Swiss drove into the car park in an Aston Martin, Porsche and 3 Maseratis! Wonder how much wine they bought, to be shipped home no doubt. Back in Aix we decided to try La Ruelle, a restaurant across the square from our window. As the wind had picked up we sat inside, only a few ...
... jam selection is taking on super importance with the impending purchase of a jar or two. I think I have put prune jam at the top of the list – but loved the cherry and almond today (although it is quite savoury and more of a sweet chutney than a jam, and agree it would go really well with roast meats/duck/etc…).
We then headed off to Roussillon to do the loop walk of the cliffs – Rousillon ...
... change rental car companies, however, a delightful woman sorted the problem and we drove away in a lovely (gutsy) Seat Leon (a Spanish car that we both like very much - car # 3)
We decided to celebrate our triumph with a bottle of Rose for Danielle (the preferred summer tipple in Provence) and a return to La Farigoule restaurant for us. (It would have been nice to explore the old town of Avignon while we were there, however, Jeannie was not ...