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Today we're going to talk about three walled cities. Picture this: a 4-day weekend exploring the enchanting city of Avignon, marveling at the prehistoric Grotte de Chauvet, standing in awe at the ancient Pont du Gard, and wandering through the fortified town of Aigues-Mortes. Then, throw in Carcassonne just for fun! Are you ready to embark on this adventure? Then grab your favorite travel buddy, pack your bags, and follow in Annie and Jennifer's footsteps!
Three Walled Cities in the South of France
From strolling through the cobbled streets of Avignon and immersing yourself in its artistic atmosphere, to gazing upon the captivating drawings of the Grotte de Chauvet that date back over 30,000 years, this trip promises an extraordinary journey through time. And let's not forget about the architectural marvel that is the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct that has stood the test of time, or the charming medieval town of Aigues-Mortes, surrounded by its impressive ramparts.
So, buckle up and join us as we explore these captivating destinations, discovering a few hotels that you might also want to try when you visit.
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Discussed in this Episode
- First walled City: Avignon
- Second walled city: Aigues-Mortes
- Third walled city: Carcassonne
- La Grotte du Pont d'Arc (Chauvet)
- Château de Montréal
- Pont du Gard
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If you enjoyed this episode, you should also listen to related episode(s):
- Aigues-Morte the Fortified City, Episode 313
- Avignon: Popes, a Bridge, Marvelous Gastronomy and a Festival, Episode 331
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