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When we decided to go to the south of France, we originally thought we would take the train. However, we would have to use the high speed rail for part of it, which requires a reservation, and we were not allowed to make a reservation from our Switzerland home. Since we knew we would need a car in Provence anyway, so we decided to …
... flowing from under the buildings in the town. There was a very lively market going on when we arrived, with almost anything for sale. Maija bought strawberries to have with breakfast, and also with our tea when we sat in a cafe beside the market (an excuse to use the bathroom!). As we made our way to Gordes, we passed many orchards that were blooming: apples, pears and cherries. Gordes is one of many Villages Perche (perched villages) in ...
... mountains. A highlight was seeing and driving over the Millau viaduct. It is amazing and very beautiful. Well worth the 7.30€ toll. Then the road drops down on to the coastal plain and everything changes. At 4 pm is was still 26C. All the vegetation suddenly becomes mediterranean, the houses are white stucco with shutters, loads of vinyards and a very blue med in the distance. Campsite on edge of the Carmargue near Saintes Marie de la Mer. Sandy beach ...
This was the first of several short stop offs that we will be doing during the trip. The point of this particular one was to visit Pont du Gard, which is the site of an ancient Roman aqueduct. The aqueduct was built to transport millions of litres of water from one town to another. The bit that you can see is only a small section of the original, which was kilometres long. You can walk along the bottom level from one side to the other, and there are steps on both sides that lead up to ...
A wonderful little city, took the train in for our only day off this week. I had ready about the ancient Roman colosseum and all of the history that goes along with the city and had to go see it. Lennea and I did a tour of the colosseum and got to go up to the top level to get a view of the whole city, and then down onto the ground ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility