Le Prieure Hotel Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Villeneuve-les-Avignon
I'm in Avignon, in a lovely old hotel inside the walled town. I had an interesting experience on the TGV coming over from Nice today. Stupidly, I managed to sit at the correct seat number, but in the wrong carriage. Well, I was booted out of my seat part-way along the journey. You aren't supposed to make the same mistake twice; but I think I've done this before! Cathie, ...
... the van Gogh tour, as he actually spent some time here and completed several of his works of art.
This is an interesting little tour and worth doing if you have the time, and definitely if you're a fan of van Gogh.
We arrived just after midday and just missed the farmers markets near the Tourist Information ...
Weekend trip to catch up with some mates.
We simply wandered around the streets of central Nimes, which is a small town with quite a large Ancient Roman influence.
Most of the time was spent around the Arena and the nearby streets, visiting cafes, restaurants and shops.
The 'icon' of this little town is a palm tree and a crocodile.
Unfortunately, most things were ...
... umbrella. They had spent the morning on a wine tour to Chateauneuf-de-Pape and were also heading to the Fort. Bob was in the post office sending another postcard to his granddaughter.
After recharging my batteries in a cafe, I headed up the hill, past classic stone houses, to the Fort. When you arrive at the Fort there are two sites to visit. The Fort is run by the National Monuments organisation and the Abbey and gardens is owned ...
... hotel has been given a funky makeover by the owners - the toiletries in the bathroom are all neon coloured and the decor is brown and orange - it might sound disturbing but it works.
Villeneuve is across the river Rhone from Avignon and we set off as a group to find lunch and see the sights of Avignon. After orientation we headed off in different directions. I headed with David, Janet and Bob to Pont d'Avignon. The bridge is now only a few spans but it ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed