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Pont Saint Benezet - The Bridge of Avignon

As we were having breakfast our ship was sailing into Avignon.  We passed by the famous  Pont Saint Benezet – The bridge of Avignon.  This bridge was built in the 12 century and is made famous by the song – Sur le Pont d’Avignon.but it is better known as the Pont d’Avignon on which one dances, as the song says. 426 more words


Avignon, Vaucluse, Wednesday 17th January 2018

We are at the most impressive, historic and interesting city of Avignon, unsurprisingly a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as the year 2000 European City of Culture and in 2007 was given the distinction of European Heritage too, and one can easily see why. 931 more words


On the Bridge of Avignon

“On the bridge of Avignon” or “Sur le pont d’Avignon” – you may be familiar with these songs. If so, I’m sure you are now singing them in your head.  866 more words


Final Week in France

Bridges, castles and gardens filled our final few days in France.

On our last morning in Lacoste we were up at sunrise getting packed and having breakfast.  1,292 more words


Trip to Avignon

Sur Le Pont d’Avignon,

On y danse, on y danse”

Avignon was the home of several French Popes in the 14th and early 15th centuries. Our first morning in the gite we drove to that city to pick up our friend Carol and do a little sightseeing. 175 more words


Sur Le Pont D’Avignon

Despite what the traditional French song says, the dance actually took place under the bridge. To be honest, for all that it is famous and immortalised in a song, the bridge didn’t really impress me that much. 579 more words


Floral Friday17-0209


Floral Friday Challenge.


Initially I thought the greenery was succulents…

all leading to France’s

Pont d’Avignon.

Closer inspection tells me they do not look… 31 more words