The Genova palace
Hannah dancing to the music playing in the square
Fantastic architecture everywhere
Having icecreams in front of the cathedral
Jasper's first Italian gelato!!
Having an Italian pizza - check out the hand!
The next day we got up and after a wonderful breakfast, gluten free bread included, we made our way to Monte Carlo. We discovered that this is not the easiest place to find a park with a height restriction (due to the roof box and bike). We eventually found a great park down on the waterfront on the street and were delighted and a bit confused that we had until 10am on our parking ticket even though it was 12.30pm then we realised that the date was for the 19th - two days away. It was a Saturday and the French parking wardens obviously don't work the weekends.
Some super yachts
James and Jasper were loving Ferrari spotting, in fact they lost count as there were so many.
Having his turn posing in front of the Ferraris in front of the Casino
From Monaco we headed to Nice. We had great accommodation which had a lovely garden area, and after a busy day sightseeing enjoyed relaxing in the garden with a cool drink.
The Nice esplanade.
This was a bit of an odd find in the middle of a French city!!
Having breakfast in the garden of our hotel.
Relaxing on the beach in Cannes.
The water in Cannes was the same temperature as outside - about 30oC, lovely
Our lunch picnic spot
A cool bridge on the motorway
We were concerned about the holiday traffic so we decided to go an alternative route and bypass some of the motorway. I decided that we could head to the town of Aigues-Mortes in the district of Carmague. The drive was gorgeous through the wetlands and we found fruit stalls along the way so stopped to buy some peaches and ended up coming out of the shop with local wine as well! Still not sure why I only bought one bottle...
We had read that Aigues-Mortes was a walled city but were not prepared for the fantastically preserved medieval castle town that it was.
The Main Street.
I guess this is where the archers stood to fend off the enemies
Posing with my girls!
A great trip home and a wonderful end to our Swiss holiday.
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