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... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.
We returned ...
... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.
This morning on a warm but windy day we had an early start for a tour of the Luberon region of Provence (Made famous by Peter Mayle with his book 'A Year in Provence'. We visited two villages, the first being Gordes, standing on the edge of the plateau of Vaucluse and with a population of just over 2000 people. It is a spectacular hill top village where the early Gordiens built a fortress that is surrounded now by steep ...
... to be a fortified castle rather than the palace we had imagined.
The bicycle rental shop is just across the street from our apartment, conveniently. We told them we wanted to bike to Chateauneuf-de-Pape and they recommended the best bikes and a backroads route. €15 for 24 hours is not a bad deal for 24-speed bikes with front shocks. Don't worry Moms, we also rented helmets! The route to Chateauneuf-de-Pape was lovely, with lots of ...
... such history. These places give you an audio type machine to listen to explanations of rooms etc as you go around. Quite amazing the scale of things. We also did a walk over the Pont Saint-Benezet Bridge. John very interested in how they constructed it all and there was a guy restoring the footpath with stones as they were originally - talk about a long back breaking job!! Finished the day relaxing beside the hotel pool and a lovely dinner. Off to Nice tomorrow for next leg of the ...