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Romantic; In the countryside; Among nature
In Les Angles, on the Gard/Vaucluse border, within easy reach of Avignon and Villeneuve les Avignon, on the banks of River Rhone. Half way between Uzes and the Mont Ventoux.
Environment : In peaceful residential area, 2 km from local amenities.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Avignon. 5 km. City of history and city of theatre, the fortified city of Avignon marked by papal history will charm you with its ancient streets, spectacular monuments and museums and impressive number of cafes and restaurants. Its famous bridge still stands over the Rhone river.
Pont du Gard. 20 km. Roman aqueduct and artistic masterpiece built shortly before the Christian era. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it shouldn?t be missed.
Chateauneuf du Pape. 25 km. Medieval village built on the side of a hill, overlooked by the ruins of its ancient chateau and surrounded by its world famous vineyards.
St Rémy de Provence. 25 km. As picturesque and Provencal as can be, with narrow winding streets, shady squares, fantastically old fountains, elegant shops, art galleries and plenty of bars and restaurants. The village and surrounding countryside has inspired many artists including Van Gogh who produced more than 150 paintings of the area. Also birthplace of Nostradamus.
L?Isle sur la Sorgue. 35 km. Attractive market town with picturesque waterways and renowned for its antique markets. Not to be missed!
Les Baux de Provence. 35 km. Most beautiful Provencal hill top and fortified village, in the heart of the Alpilles with brilliant view of Arles, the Camargue and the Alpilles. Officially classified and labelled as "one of the most beautiful villages in France", it is one of the ?must sees? in Provence.
Arles. 40 km. Vibrant city of festivals, art and culture, with extraordinarily well-preserved Roman arena (the very same that was the scene of the Roman games in the 1st century!), backed by an equally impressive variety of other stones and monuments, both Roman and medieval. Linked with Gaugain, Van Gogh and Picasso.
Nîmes. 40 km. On the border between Provence and Languedoc, the city boasts some of the most extensive Roman remains in Europe. Famous for its arena, the best preserved amphitheatre of the Roman era built under Emperor Augustus in the 1st century A.D.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to Avignon (25mn), Nîmes (35mn).
Sandy beaches: Camargue/Ste Marie de la Mer at around 90 km
Supermarket and shops: 2 km
Doctor: 2 km
Hospital: 10 km (Avignon)
Golf: 15 km (Avignon)
Tennis: 3 km (Les Angles)
Horse-riding: 1 km (Les Angles)
Night club-Discotheque: 10 km.