Le Moulin De Valaurie
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Beverage Selection
- Free parking
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We started with a lively tour of this area and then a wine tasting -who knew! Beautiful area but who knew things could grow in those rocks!
in the afternoon, we sailed to Avignon. Old town, dating back to the 14th century. We walked on the Pont du Avignon. In the evening we were treated to dinner in the "Grand Tinel" Papal banquet room with live classical music at the Pope's palace.
We started with a walking tour of Viviers, a village of about 5000 people. Narrow streets, old buildings, the church dating back to the 14(?) century. The walk spiralled up to the cathedral, which is the smallest one in France. Here, we were treated to an organ recital in the cathedral-what beautiful acoustics!
in the afternoon, we had a quick French cooking class - crepe ...
Today we are at Avignon and today is the last day of their annual cultural festival that takes place in July. There are musicians, street entertainers, comedy gigs, street sellers and unusually for France the shops are open longer. The highlight of Avignon is the Papal Palace, built in 12th century it has had lots of history of destruction, rebuilds and different uses, but today is still quite complete with some original frescos and features still in existance. We are now in ...
... at Carre Gourmand - salad to my surprise was lettuce with various meat products -shared most but could not assuage hunger with lettuce and bread alone so managed to eat a little - when in France eat like the French and as I said lunch was delicious. We stopped at a winery for a tasting and of course bought a bottle to be sipped after a swim. The area ...
... a beautiful display of Frances's finest cheeses. "Madam, we do not serve crackers with our cheese in France.", wept the distraught waitress. As Video Girl skilfully licked the Picodon de l'Ardeche from her nose with her tongue she said, "Okay, next dessert please."
The desserts kept coming from the dessert chef, simple little creations, probably based on SaraLee frozen desserts. The nuns of the convent are probably turning in their graves for that last ...