Posts Tagged "France"

Saint-Raphaël, France

On April 24, 2012, we anchored outside Saint-Raphaël, France and had to tender into the port. After disembarking the tender we traveled down Quai Albert I and then walked into the town under the train tracks to the old section of town where we first stopped at Marché République, the main market. We then went past church San Rafeu with its Templier Watchtower, the Town Hall and winding up at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victorie. We then had lunch along the quay before returning to the tender.   Leaving St. Raphael Le Mogador Restaurant Basilique Notre-Dame de la Victorie Basilique...

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St. Tropez, France

We tendered into St. Tropez. In the morning we explored the town and found the weekly open air market in the Place de Lices (park). In the afternoon we rode along the Gulf of St. Tropez and then went inland to the hill top town of Gassin where we explored the town.         Leaving St. Tropez Gassin (Hilltop Village) Gassin (Hilltop Village) Gassin (Hilltop Village) Gassin (Hilltop Village) Gassin (Hilltop Village) View from Gassin (Hilltop Village) Gulf of St. Tropez Artist on the harbor St. Tropez St. Tropez Cathedral of St. Tropez Place des Lices (Open air market) Place...

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Avignon, France

We docked in Marseille, France and decided to tour Avignon. We began our day by going to the town of Chateau Neuf to a winery. This is the famous wine producing region of France known for Chatauneuf du Pape wine. From there we traveled to Avignon where from 1305 to 1378  seven Popes resided. We saw the old walled city and the Popes’ Palace. We also saw the famous bridge that was bombed during WWII.     Avignon Bridge Avignon restaurant balcony Avignon Theater Avignon Theater View from Pope’s Palace Avignon Pope’s Palace Avignon Pope’s Palace Avignon...

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Monte Carlo, Monaco

We docked in Monte Carlo. In the morning we took a tour to Nice & Eze, France and in the afternoon we explored Monte Carlo.           Monte Carlo logo Fishing Boat Port Hercule Palais Princier Place du Casino Grand Casino Monte Carlo City of Nice Sidewalk Cafe City of Nice Outdoor Market Olives City of Nice Outdoor Market City of Nice Outdoor Market Peppers & Spices City of Nice City of Nice Harbor Eze Rue de la Paix Eze Postern Gate Eze Eze Church Notre Dame de L’...

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Marseille, France (Provence)

Today we took a “Taste of Provence” tour. We went to the hill towns of Roussillon & Gordes. We had a 5 course lunch just outside of Gordes.         Provence logo Gordes, France Gordes, France 5 Course Lunch Roussillon Ochre Pits Roussillon Roussillon Roussillon...

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