Mercure Avignon Cite des Papes
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- High-speed internet in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We picked up our rental car in Nice, brand new Fiat 500 or as we liked to call her, Fifi (feefee). After seeing how people drive in Italy I spent the past month very nervous about this day. Arriving in Nice gave me a lot of relief as the roads were a bit wider and driving was a lot more calm looking. Our goal for this day was to see as much as the Gorge Du Verdon. They say that this area is the "Grand Canyon of Europe." The pictures ...
Today we left on our Provence Le Grand Tour - headed for Orange and the Roman remains there. Then onto wine tasting at vineyards around the area. Three of the group then had to be returned to Avignon - here we grabbed lunch before setting off again, to the village of Gordes and then to Roussillon, an interesting village that reflects (uses) the colours from the cliffs around. Then ...
... astounded! Then hundreds of them. You have a plot of land you just start digging and before you know it you have a cave, and next thing you have a whole bloody house. Need a garage for your tractor? Just dig a little more! Only everybody is digging for houses and stone and marble and before you know it you have quarries and diggers, aboandoned rubbish, shacks and detritus everywhere. Then you get Fortuna. Add powerlines, a hotwater spring (that is how they water all ...
Out of bed to breakfast in a plastic box, courtesy of the local supermarket. Alan missing his daily bread. Then a walk to Marseille railway station to pick-up the car. Took a while to figure out how to turn it on and then to get it into drive - 'hybrid'. Then back to the pub to pickup up bags and off we went. Towards Arles to see what the Romans had accomplished there. Quite a lot for 4 centuries, then went home home. Left a coliseum and ...
... for a walking tour across the bridge, from which the now broken bridge of Saint Benezet can be seen, as legend has it the bridge was instructed to be built by God. Saint Benezet was mocked by the townsfolk before lifting a large stone and throwing it in the river, the towns people then believed that only god could have given him such strength, there were rumours though that he was on steroids.
Inside the castle walls is old town, a ...