Hotel Mas de Vence
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It's a rainy day as we leave Nice for Vence. It's only a half hour drive from Nice and full of art and culture. We think it will be the perfect hub for the next few days here in the South. After a search for campsites in Vence last night, we're heading to Domaine La Bergerie. We pull in to the large wooded grounds and up to reception which is set in a traditional stone house with lovely surrounding gardens. I see that ...
... We ordered a huge earthenware bowl of couscous with all the fixin’s, along with the requisite sparkling mineral water and wine. Then Annie, who craves real French French fries, timidly asked if she could order some frites as well. The server reeled back in mock horror: “Frites avec couscous, Madame!! Ce n’est pas possible!!” He was scandalized that anyone would dare order such disparate dishes together—it just ...
... in the UK - I am concerned about mes amies, les chiens that I used to walk with on a Saturday. Do Monsieur et Madame care - non - the sun is now shining without a cloud in the sky.
The week began in Vence, douze kilometres inland from Nice. We find a wonderful, spacious camp site with swimming pool, small restaurant, lovely walks for me and 3k from St Paul de Vence, a medieval fortified village with lots of artistic connections. There ...
... get a sense of the town away
from the tourist show. Usually I just find old men sitting on the steps or
women standing at their balconies, but it is a bit of fresh air from the throng
of camera-toting, loud travelers. The French Riviera/Provence region has been
very kind to tourists, more so than any area I’ve been on my trip (by a long
shot!), but their entire economy does depend on us and the clientele is decidedly
... is the final train to Nice. Buses stop running at 11pm. Decide, let's rush just in case. Don't want to miss our ride home. Get to train station.
No train. No more trains until 5am. No bus, no train, no way home.
This is the moment I feel it all, that stupid reality the casino was hiding. I was prepared to lose all my money, every cent on it, but to be stranded in Monte Carlo at night, not even on a good night, on a monday! No.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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