Hotel du Rhone
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... the neighboring county towns on day excursions, it was one of the stops on my parent's route, and also has a large train station to get you directly to the major cities. My first morning waking up in Avignon I had plans to hopefully meet my parents for a guided tour of Viviers, a tiny Medieval town on the Rhone River. It involved catching a 6am train, to a bus, to a port where their boat had docked the night before, but was all a little grey as to how I'd ...
... sack of marbles rolling around.
We had farewell dinner with (of course) Baked Alaska as the dessert finale! It was delicious! They also served all a shot of bourbon... of which dad commanded "No sipping! Throw it all back!" haha so the four of us took our first family bourbon shot together!
Then it was time to pack everything up and prepare for departure tomorrow! More pictures below!!
... how to play the ancient game of Petanque! What a hoot! We first watched some locals play the game....
... Then we got to try it for ourselves! And of course there was complimentary coffee-- definitely not up to the "size" standards we are used to, but I think Dad enjoyed holding his steel balls and dainty cup! ; )
After Petanque (My and Mom's team won) we went on a walking tour of the ...
... what we did, Peter read about four books in front of the fire while it drizzled outside and we simply caught up with emails, and paying bills, and doing the washing and all the things that eventually need doing.
We were in an area that had once been part of the Roman Empire and some of their constructions are still standing! The traffic still enters the city of Autun under the arches! We loved exploring old towns in the area, Nolay, Vezelay, ...
... the other side of the road to pass them. Anyway, all that aside, it was an extremely picturesque journey. We went over a massive bridge and, as we were so high up, the views into the valleys were outstanding. At the town itself, it seems that they have decided that inviting in tourists is a good idea. We met with some councillors who told us a little about the town (through an interpreter). There are 11 town councillors for a population of about 300 people - now that's ...