Villa La Pinede
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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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 ...
... why, well guess what, the tree is an olive tree that has been dated over 1,000 years old, OMG. Glad we got the shot. I have to be honest, personally I wasn't enthralled by this aqueduct and I think that maybe that was because yesterday we discovered a little treasure at Castries, we found the source of the aqueduct and saw the finish and today for me personally today I saw a bridge with no beginning and no end, I know the history and the importance and significance ...
... 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 ...
Up early, final bits packed and final check done. Danielle, the lovely owner of Maison de Pauline, came by to make sure that everything was ok before we left. We were in the car and saying our final goodbye to our favourite small town in Provence - Maussane - at 7:45 am! A very pleasant drive with not a lot of traffic and only one small hiccup when we missed a turn. We travelled the A7 to Marseille and easily found the airport exit and after a ...
Woke early to the sound of gentle rain falling, although it is not cold. A trip to the local patisserie and a batch of chocolate and plain croissants to enjoy with tea and coffee for breakfast. Yummy!!!! We set off for the local car boot market as the rain clouds cleared and the sun shone. The streets filled with people doing their shopping, ...