Mercure Avignon Cite des Papes
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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... to the village. We strolled the route from our gite (rental) through town, past the church, bakeries, small shops and the mayor's office and a small open air market where we bought some fresh goat cheese. The walk took an hour.
We returned to the rental and got ready for a tour of Avignon. It took about twenty minutes to drive to the train station parking lot where we parked while we toured. We strolled to the North through town to the Palais des Papes. Avignon was the ...
... a hundred years old. Check out the photos on the website of our cottage as we have no photos today. This location would be great for a family gathering, albeit a bit far to go.
After settling our things in the cottage, we headed to a nearby village for an exciting afternoon of ....laundry. Yes, since ...
... Toll Road.
We decided then to bite the bullet and arrive earlyish as this obviously was a quiet route. We did however stop in the services for a very British quick lunch of Beans on Toast.
Driving into Avignon was an experience, as the road first goes over the river then round and somehow back on itself, but Pierre made up for earlier and got us here by 3pm. Its a very traditional campsite ...
... with squid and prawns, and chocolate mousse. The mousse wasn't as rich as expected. We especially liked that they started off the meal with not only bread, but with radishes and butter. It was a nice provencal snack which we had read about but not encountered yet.
The main sites in Arles are Roman ruins - amphitheater, theater, baths. We've already been other places and seen larger, more impressive ruins so didn't bother paying ...
... to need another cut while he's over here!
After a while spent chilling on the banks of the river in the sun we set off to find our apartment. Once again we found it reasonably easy compared to some of the previous places. A big bonus here is there is a supermarket in the same building on the ground floor and we have a kitchenette, which we haven't had for a while, so it was home cooked dinner tonight - steak with bernaise sauce, ...