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Things to See and Do When You Visit Nîmes, the Rome of France

Contributor blog post by Michel:

As I have shared before, we try to find opportunities to hook up with our cousins who live near Montpellier in someplace mutually convenient for them and us. So one Saturday, a few months back, neighbors Bob, Darlene, Ed and Gwen in tow, we headed to visit Nîmes meet up with them for lunch.

…Continue reading here to learn about the importance of Nîmes during the Roman era, and why the city is sometimes called the Rome of France. There remain some interesting, restored buildings from Roman times including the Arena. Discover why there is a crocodile on the city’s coat of arms. Best of all, read Michel’s post for his tip on where to eat lunch when you visit Nîmes.

Via:: Our House in Provence

      

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Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley, live in wine country, in Windsor, California. They have a full family with two beautiful daughters and five amazing grandchildren. Michel's day job is as CEO of Chancellor Health Care, a company which provides housing and services to older adults.

Previously a co-owner of a popular French bistro called Bistro des Copains located in Western Sonoma County California. The Bistro was closed in early 2015, after nine years!

In 2008, after searching for years and visiting many houses they bought a 17th century stone village house in the medieval village of Sablet which is in the Vaucluse region of Provence France.

Please read about the Sablet House (available for rent) and follow their blog Our House in Provence.

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