- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsO'Cub Hotel Villeneuve-les-Avignon
The hotel in Villeneuve-les-Avignon has been updated with some funky touches. The hotel is walking distance to both Avignon and Villeneuve-les-Avignon.
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Here we are just outside of Nimes and still at our gorgeous little farm. Today we headed to the bustle of Nimes to check out what's happening. Well......... We found the set for Russell Crowes Gladiator only it is NOT a set, it is the rigidige colosseum, and yes, the arena was used in the movie Gladiator. The most pristine Roman colosseum in Europe. It was built at the end of the 1st century AD. As we went through self guided tour you ...
... Unesco listed site but it didn't grab me, I did appreciate the engineering feat and the architecture however, Brendan LOVED it, he was totally in awe of this site. Weird, we are similar but different. So tonight we are bunking down at a farm just outside Nimes, we have electricity and wifi and the owner is a lovely French gentleman. This afternoon we sat and had a beer and soaked up the amazing late afternoon sun and said to ourselves, life couldn't get much better than ...
... occurrence in the ancient arena. We line up and purchase tour tickets and make our way down underground along the vaulted corridor out into the seating area of the arena. The tour is really a waste of time and we are not impressed as we all sit on the hard benches in the blazing sun and listen to a recording of the history of the arena. So we wander discreetly away and find a cafe for coffee and croissant.
Nimes is quite a pretty city ...
... of Caesar salad and aubergines and cheese wrapped in ham. The breakfast of late risers.
One of the pleasures of traveling is stumbling across beautiful moments that just couldn't be scripted. As Video Girl and Battery Boy entered a beautiful courtyard portal that led to a monastery they saw an open window above the court yard and a female person singing opera.
They sat in the court yard and listened, closing their eyes ...
... off the Morgan and the wind blowing in their hair, now heading to Grigan located in Provence where they produce lavender products and nougat. Video Girl had not chosen Grigan for the lavender. As we pulled into the small town of Grignan, Video Girl and Battery Boy caused quite a stir as the throaty exhaust note of the Morgan resonated off the walls of the narrow streets. After finding a suitable parking spot they walked up rue Monte du Chateau to Chateau de Grignan,a ...