The Pont du Gard sits near the southern end of a series of beautiful gorges that run over 400km north into the DordogneThrough the Causses et Cevennes and the pretty village of FloracRoads winding through the beautiful Gorge de la Vis and the Cirque de Navecelles.To Millau and the Viaduc de Millau, the tallest bridge in the world, that spans the Tarn Gorge with its steep precipitous cliffs.From Millau the roads continue through windy paths till reaching Cadouin in the Dordogne with its beautiful 12th century Abbey where a room can be foundAnd chamber music in the Abbey Church.
The old town in Annecy built around little canals that flow into the lake is a treat
The lakes are the feature of both Annecy and Aix les Bains.
In Aix-les-Bains the steep cliffs around Lac du Bourget provide a riding and viewing pleasure
Especially when you find a little Cafe perched on the cliff edge
To enjoy a beautiful Savoia pinot noir and chucaterie selection.
I was lucky enough to be able to join in solidarity with French Climate Activists and march is support of the world’s beautiful natural places. The planet is worth making a stand for!
The Moto Guzzi open days on Lake Como go off with a bang
As the marques faithful followers flock to Mandello de Lario.
From Trieste it was a winding road over passes both broad and narrow.
Lakes dotting the path
To Como the Lake of Dreams
Its early September on inthe villages the fruit on the trees ready to pick
As by the weekend end the first snow had started to fall
Dusting the Alps with white and adding a chill to the air in the passes.
Then there is the history of the area such as Bergamo it’s old and new city, home of Pope John xxiii and comrades of Garibaldi.
And the little village of Glorenza that time almost has passed by.
And is on the door steps of the Swiss Alps.