Travel Blogs from Tournon
We are tied up in this town and presently about 45 minutes from Dinner. Today was a wonderful day, especially with the return of my iPad. We did a walking tour of the town and saw many Roma ruins and in particular a Temple built for Augustus Livia. Apparently this is one of only two in France, the other being in Nemes. We also saw the Church and Museum of ...
... 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!!
... an unexpected night of DANCING!! After dinner, Karaoke ensued! Mathew (the best Tauck guide ever) convinced Aunt Melissa, Gretch, and I to sing "Dock of the Bay" with him! Very very fun! Then, after all the little kiddo's sang pop songs with lyrics that made mom and and Aunt Melissa die laughing due to ridiculousness!
I hit the pillow exhausted and happy!
A few more pics from the day!
... a violin, the other a guitar. What skill! Thought there might have been some music rage though as someone told a group of people to shut up as they were talking through the performance and it was hard to hear and very rude. Maybe the travellers on this ship have been together too long! Tomorrow we have a trip to another hilltop village which may be surrounded by lavender fields. Tomorrow is our last rest afternoon and last real bit of cruising. We arrive in Avignon in the ...
... how they process their wine, the significant restrictions that are placed on what they can grow and how it can be harvested - no machinery. This vineyard makes 3000 litres a year of C******nay and Gamay only. We headed to the tasting room and learnt how to properly taste a wine. First look at it - is it clear and shiny? Then smell without putting your nose in the wine. Then aerate for 25 seconds for white and 35 seconds ...
Other places to stay in Tournon
ZAC du Tetrapole du bois de l'ile, Tournon | 2 star hotelfrom $52