Hotel Saint Florent
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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After a day driving through vines, producing the famous Cote du Rhone and stretching as far as the eye can see, we did little but drive with the temperature climbing to mid thirties. A welcome stop was a chocolate, nougat and ice cream maker in the middle of nowhere. Apart form the wonderful raspberry and a blood orange ice cream, the jellies, …
... rental about 3:00 for a light snack after three hours of touring. We then walked the grounds and hillside forest area next to the property which provided a great view of the surrounding areas. We gathered some kindling for a fire in the fireplace of our rental. The old stone cottage is pretty cool in the evening and a fire in the living room feels great.
Tonight for dinner we had a little North Atlantic salmon with potatoes and vegetables. Quick and easy. Great first day in ...
Monaco was cloudy and grey this morning when we woke. It is November after all. We checked out of the Port Palace Hotel about 10:00 and departed for Provence. The drive was about three hours and 25€ in tolls. While all part of the travel experience, the cost is a bit aggravating for those of us who are use to "freeways".
We arrived at our "gite" or rental unit in the tiny village ...
... by the river and waited for darkness to fall. The lights were switched on around nine o'clock but it wasn't dark enough to really see them so we waited a bit more. At half nine they switched the lights off and a couple of guys started walking along the very top of the bridge, we soon figured out that they were doing some preparations for the spectacular tomorrow night. Now we didn't know what to do, it looked like the normal lights were a no go but we may see some of the special ...
... had no difficulty parking on the fringe of the old town centre, just a 500 metre walk into the centre of town where the markets were set up. We had the feeling that while this is a large market, it is more for locals than tourists. Apart from buying a new wallet, we weren't there for the market.