Hotel Arles Plaza
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
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... Musee Louis Vouland is a beautiful mansion with a prestigious collection decorative arts from the 17th and18th centuries. To think I missed this to walk around a museum that had no artifacts - everything was fake. I am furious with Viking for wasting that time. And I’m annoyed I didn’t do my research ahead of time. This is the first and last time I just go with the tour.
... to Arles for the walking tour. Van Gogh came to Arles in 1888 for his health and for the French Southern light that was loved by artists. (Unfortunately the weather wasn't giving us an opportunity to enjoy this light.) Van Gogh dreamed of starting an Artists Colony here. The only artist he eventually convinced to come was Gauguin. (Van Gogh's brother Theo also financed Gauguin's stay.) First Van Gogh stayed at a run down house then ...
... just 300 people live within the city walls. Very interesting, but it was freezing with wind coming off the mountains and most streets within the city walls were exposed in some way but at least it didn't rain. Cafes proved very popular. Carcassonne is in the Languedoc area (Department in French) and the word comes from "language of the Oc" and it was these Oc people who lived in Carcassonne. They are currently teaching the Oc language so that it ...
... other side of the river. The river is a popular place to kayak, and right near the aqueduct is a super shallow area where the kayakers beach their boats and swim. The best thing was that the rain held off while we were out on the bridge and at the viewpoint.
Nearby is an olive tree with a stone that reads (in French, of course), "I was born in 908." It's all gnarled and looks like something from Grimm's Fairy Tales.
We got to Hotel ...
... paintings. We got a chance to see his room (furnished like it was when he was there) and a great exhibition on him. We got to explore the garden and other areas where he painted and was inspired. The jewel of the day was the archeological site of Glanum, which was a Roman city that sates to the 3rd century BC. An arch and mausoleum are largely intact, but much of the rest of the town has only ...