June 3, 2017

The charming village of Grignan is only a 30 minute drive from our home town of St. Cécile-les-Vignes.  Dating back to the 11th century the village is dominated by a large chateau with fortifications built in the 12th century and a new wall and towers around the villag...

 We start this morning at the famous Palace of the Popes, in the vast esplanade where you could happily spend the rest of the day people watching and enjoying the street performers.  As its name implies, here stands the formidable Popes' Palace, emblem of the city and...

One of the best preserved of all Roman theatres lies only 10 miles away from our "home" in St. Cécile-les-Vignes.  It was built early in the 1st century AD.  The theatre played a large role in the life of the citizens of this time, as they spent much of their free time...