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TravelPod Member ReviewsMistral Avignon
The Hotel is quite well located to the walled city (a couple of kilometers, which we walked). Parking was in the street but seemed quite safe. WIFI was available, rooms were clean with ensuite.
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Embark on a half-day excursion into the Camargue. Lined with sandbars and reed-covered marshes, the Camargue is Europe’s largest delta, a dramatic landscape caught between land and sea. The keepers of this land are its gardians, akin to our cowboys. They live here with their families, often several generations together, carving out lifestyles in sync with the land, following the ...
... fortified palaces, and churches. Your tour includes a guided exploration of the impressive Papal Palace.
Then you'll return to the ship for lunch onboard, and you'll have the afternoon to make your own discoveries in Avignon. Perhaps you'll explore the winding streets of some of the city's ancient neighborhoods, or relax at an outdoor cafe.
... bullfights are held today—20 centuries later. You'll also view the 7,000-seat Antique Theater during your tour of this ancient, cobbled city.
Then enjoy An Afternoon in Provence. You'll discover the Provencal village of Les Baux de Provence during a walking tour, then visit the “Carrieres de Lumieres” where artwork is displayed on the walls of carved limestone chambers.
... day, with the coolness emanating from the canal and the shade from the majestic sycamores. Strolling along past the ancient water wheel discovering the history of this picturesque street is an absolute pleasure.
We have had a full day of sightseeing in Avignon and it is a beautiful and very clean city
Residents wish us "Bonjour" everywhere we go, we smile and reply 'Bonjour ...
... and the usual throngs of tourists. All in all, we got several good photos of the sunsets and a couple of nice images of the harbor but for the most part it felt like more of the same hustle and bustle with the same shops and menus as everywhere else. From there we made the short hop to the city of Bordeaux and found it to be our favorite city so far. We took a nicer than usual room at the Mansion de Bordeaux which turned out to ...