Thames Residence Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Thames Residence Hotel Avignon
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... 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 ...
A rainy start to our morning trip to Aigues Mortes down in the Carmargue. In 1240 Pope Innocent IV called on the European sovereigns to take back Jerusalem and the Holy Land and King Louis IX responded by taking charge of the 7th crusade in the 13th century, As the French king held no land on the Mediterranean shore he arranged a trade with a local Abbey to acquire the swamp lands which had an access via the Rhone to the sea, Over the ...
... paying restaurant markups) and it was good, but not mindblowing.
One short rant on European washing machines. Why are they so inefficient?? (and why don't Europeans care about things like that (dish washers, too) being so slow?) America has much better appliances and plumbing in general, but the washing machines here are particularly small and ineffective. It took 2 hours for a medium load of laundry to wash on a normal setting.
... buried there
From there we headed south to Gordes an amazing village built into the side of a hill.
Quite a few famous people have their 'summer houses' here and in the middle of summer is a very busy place. Lots of little shops and lanes you could spend a couple of days just exploring
Next we were off to Les Baux-de-Provence another amazing village built of rock on the side of another hilltop. Again lots of little lanes and shops and amazing views.
Our last stop for ...