Les Bergeries de Ponderach
Travel Blogs from Saint-Pons-de-Thomieres
We parked, left our belongings and headed to the Castle - we took the audio tour. Very interesting...very medieval. We had a great lunch at a small restaurant in the Castle gates called Le Saint Jean. We had dinner next door that evening, sitting outside...which was amazing at Adelaide Restaurant. Wine is less expensive than Perrier!!
Tomorrow we our adventure takes us to Avignon.
... just outside of Levignan-Minervois (which was on the map), bought a bottle of local red for 4.95 euro (the girl at the register assured me it was good) and asked directions, then kept asking at every village until I arrived.
Luckily my hotel is in the main street so I saw the name (La Marbrerie) on the arch over the entry as I drove through. Lovely old building with parking in a garage out back. The room is very quirky and looks like something from the 19th ...
... stairs there will be???!!!???
Well, when I got to this station it was the closest platform....Yay!!!! So, I only had to wait in line to buy my extra reserved tickets. And, Yes!!! The line was a mile long.... and I saw that there was another train leaving sooner, but there were certainly at least 20 people before me, but there were 4 customer service agents. It was going fairly quickly....so why?? was I sweating?? ..oh...because they don't have ...
... forgetting about the sugar). It was about 5pm by now and starting to cool down, but as I was wearing jeans and a jacket, probably the most comfortable I've been all afternoon. Up to page 830 of The Templar Legacy and still have 300 page to go. It's interesting reading a book set in a place you're actually in at the time. So far there have been chapters in Carcassonne, Toulouse, Avignon and Renne-le-Chateau.
Bought a Carcassonne T for 15 euros (way too much I think, ...
... to scale, I'm sure if the going gets too hard we can find a train to get us there. After leaving Kathy & Glens lovely house at midday, minus Peters beloved camping gear, we get to Beziers by 4 & find a hotel and have a good look around the city plus a good Chinese meal, hard to decide which way to go tomorrow as Montpellier is a huge place which we'd like to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed