Travel Blogs from Arles
9/18/2011 Rich We arrived in Arles tonight at about 8pm. Our hotel was easy to find about 5 minutes from the train station. Great room with 2 double beds, really nice private bathroom, and a view of the river all ; Rick Steves is our hero. 85 euros...not bad. We set out for food but realized we have no euros, only Swiss francs, and not many of …
Hello from southern france.
This will be a short mesqge because the internet costs a fortune.
Arles and Avignon are both lovely. Our hotel overlooks the Rhone River and everything is within walking distance. Both of us admit to getting a little tired now so we are taking it pretty easy. We had plans to rent vespas today but they …
Today we headed out of Avignon through the Provence country side south to the city of Les Baux to visit the historic area. It was a beautiful drive through endless round abouts, thank God for our navigation system.
On the return we drove through the small quaint town of St. Remy. There was minimal parking as a bull fight was about to begin.
It was a 30 minute drive until we reached Avignon. It was quiter than we thought and we were able to get a car park easily. Walked around the town and were impressed with how beautiful this town looked- except for the dog poo which seems to be following us in every town. We went to the Pope's Palace and took a few photos before walking up to the gardens which gave a fantastic view of the bridge Pont Saint Benezet. The song we learnt from high school about the ...
We woke up this morning and had breakfast at our hotel. A Rick Steves tour group stayed where we stayed and many of them were at breakfast as well. The two pupps also joined us.
Well...trying to enter Avignon in our navigation system took a little ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
nice room, good beds, great bathroom in #7, river view, clean, excellent location, helpful gracious staff, 5 minute walk from train station
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