les Arcades le Lion d'Or
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... here since 1300. We tasted some wines that were made
with plants that were 80 years old. This was the summer home for the popes.
An hour through the wine museum and bit of wine tasting followed by a wander up to the
remains of an old Chateau. Very few tourists on a Monday. Amazing wine. A good lunch
on an outdoor terrace ended by a visit to a chocolate factory. Not a bad day.
Perched high on a hillside, the ruins of the old chateau, once the summer residence of the Avignon popes, can be seen from a long way off, rising up out of row upon row of vineyards, the ground between the vines covered with the 'galets' characteristic yellow rocks that trap the heat of the Provencal sun and give Chateauneuf-de Pape wine ...
Another dramatic viewpoint. During the Middle Ages a castle stood here.
World's largest known ochre deposits. We strolled through the Ochre Cliffs.
La Grappe de Raisin, best meal we have had so far. Lavander ice cream with
house made whipped cream. A small simple cake with crystalized melon and
fresh cherries. Dip it all in a fresh raspberry sauce. Oh my gosh!!!! We shared
River Sorgue surrounds the city as if to hug it. 300 permanent antique dealers reside here. Sunday and Thursday market days.
A most beautiful town. We will return. Less than an hour from Aix-en-provence.
... me and the four of us cycled together for most of the morning.
We went through a spectacular Gorge - the Gorge de la Meouge. Halfway through we were held up for about ten minutes while the road crews were dynamiting and while there I chatted with another cyclist who was from Sisteron. He knows the owners of the hotel well and we sent back our appreciation of a lovely meal - last night we had a three course meal which was included, along ...