Le Prieure Hotel Restaurant
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Prieure Hotel Restaurant Villeneuve-les-Avignon
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"Living the dream"
We met our charming hostess, Veronique, late yesterday afternoon. Fortunately she speaks and writes in perfect English so instructions were easy to understand. The home is built into ancient city walls and includes a grotto with spa, carved into rock. The layout is interesting with lots of low stone doorways and winding stairways, leading to the various levels. ...
It's time to make my way from Nice back up towards Paris and stop number one is Avignon. Avignon is a little town in France and is built with a fortress wall all the way around the town. I stayed at the POP hostel which hands down has the best hostel bed in Europe. Unfortunately I do not have a picture but hopefully my description will do it ...
... I joined a group of Russian artists in one mini-bus while the remaining five joined a young Australian couple in the other.
Our driver/guide was Jean-Baptiste who was originally from Brittany but now lives in Chateaneuf-du-Pape. Interestingly he once worked in Beaudesert - he had travelled to Australia for polo. He was very informative and well travelled - an excellent guide. As a driver....Pita dubbed him the rally driver because he drove like he was in ...
... would not rain - I was wrong. I had just found a little cafe called The Milk Shop and had my fresh milk fix when the rain started. There had been a few light showers but this was serious rain and I'd left my umbrella at the hotel.
Thankfully the heavy showers were short. Despite the rain I did find some lovely little shops and the local food hall. I even managed to take a few photos.
I headed back across the river by bus (I was not going ...
... saw an example of what happens when the doors close. A guy had jumped out for a smoke but the doors closed before he got back on the train. He tried and tried pressing the button but the door just wouldn't open and then the tray pulled out. The last I saw him, he was heading to the ticket office to buy a ticket on the next train - smoking is bad for your travel schedule too!
For the next three nights we are staying at the Cube Hotel at ...