Mas de la Tour
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Today we headed out of Avignon through the Provence country side south to the city of Les Baux to visit the historic area. It was a beautiful drive through endless round abouts, thank God for our navigation system.
On the return we drove through the small quaint town of St. Remy. There was minimal parking as a bull fight was about to begin.
... filtering back into our minds. We then drove onto Orange after George's recommendation. We found the enormous Ancient Theatre and took the self guided tour. This place dates back to 34BC and it was truly impressive. Just sitting in the arena gave you a feel of what it was like to listen to a show so many years ago. The way this audio tour was presented and the video footage was brilliant. It really gave you a good insight into what was known about the place and ...
... We finally were instructed by hotel staff at Auberge to enter the postal code, and finally we found our next destination in the navigation. Off we went...three hours later we arrived in Avignon.
Relaxing today...sights tomorrow. This hotel is beautiful. ...
... the view points of the bridge.
After lunch we explored the area and walked to the highest point allowable
We returned to Nimes by bus, and prepared for dinner. Tonight we went to "Le Artiste" for dinner recommended by the hotel's Concierge Pascal.
As we were enjoying our meal we walked around the city as heard music coming from everywhere.
... away from the road. This “parade” of sponsor vehicles, some more elaborately done up than others, lasted for about an hour. The parade vehicles usually had inflatable mascots (Mickey Mouse – apparently Mickey is a sponsor of the tour, too, the Haribo candy girl and dog, on top of their vehicles and/or people strapped in a safety harness that were pretending to be super-excited and dancing to the loud music blaring from the vehicles. ...
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22 Avenue D'Arles, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $66
36 Avenue des Baux, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $126
6, Rue Charles Barbaroux, Fontvieille | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Chemin des Fourques, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $100
Quartier Saint-Jean - D 33 A , Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $56
3 Rue Plumelets, Fontvieille | Hotelfrom $129