Pont du Gard

On the afternoon of our first full day on the Lyon and Provence cruise, we booked an optional tour to the ancient Roman aqueduct bridge at Pont du Gard, a short ride from our docking location in Avignon, even with a brief delay provided by a lingering mid-week Yellow Vest blockade at a nearby rotary. … Continue reading Pont du Gard

Papal Palace

One of the main attractions of Avignon is the Papal Palace, home of the Catholic church’s papacy from 1305 to 1376 (or longer, if you want to include the anti-popes). The palace is more of a castle, constructed to protect the occupants who usually also served as secular rulers. Viking had a walking tour of … Continue reading Papal Palace