Rhone River

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Noun1.Rhone River - a major French riverRhone River - a major French river; flows into the Mediterranean near Marseilles; "the valley of the Rhone is famous for its vineyards"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
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Quaint Avignon, a UNESCO World Heritage site on the Rhone River, is home to the world's biggest gothic palace.
Obama, his wife Michelle and their two daughters Sasha and Malia landed at Avignon airport around 10:00pm (2000 GMT) and headed to Villeneuve-les-Avignon, on the other side of the Rhone river from the historic city.
The river push boat will be owned and operated by Sogestran Group subsidiary, Compagnie Fluviale de Transport (CFT), on the Rhone river in France, with the objective of demonstrating that fuel cell-powered propulsion offers a cost-effective and practical zero-emission solution for owners and builders of mid-sized vessels carrying more than 100 passengers or the equivalent freight volumes inland or coastally.
From the region of Cotes du Rhone, along the scenic Rhone River in France, comes wallet-friendly, accessible wines perfect for happy hour, accompaniment to a simple meal, or just curling up on the couch with your girl.
The fires have largely abated.- France: health alert -Temperatures passed 40 C in France for the first time this summer on Friday as millions hit the roads for August vacations, with sweltering conditions forecast to persist into next week.Wide swathes of the country have been placed on heatwave alert with the health ministry rolling out a TV and radio campaign alerting people to the dangers of what is expected to be the most intense heatwave since 2006.French power company EDF announced that it was stopping a reactor at two nuclear power plants in order to avoid raising too high the temperature of the water in the Rhone river.- Britain: retail sales down -In Britain, the heatwave has hit retail sales, which were down 1.1 percent in July, according to accountancy firm BDO.
Ferraton Pere et Fils Cotes du Rhone Rose transports me to a cafe on the banks of France's Rhone River, the wine's fresh aromas of peach, berries and herbs playing with scents of local gardens carried on the river's breeze; the ample, dry-ish palate a classic pairing with Salade Lyonnaise (bitter greens, crisp bacon, poached egg and warm vinaigrette).
SITTING in the Valcluse department in south west France, on the banks of the Rhone River, Avignon was the seat of the Catholic Popes from 1309 to 1377 and is rich in history.
Further, the authors removed lead from various real-world water samples from the Rhone River, the Mediterranean Sea, and a wastewater treatment plant in Switzerland.
New for 2018, British company Riviera River Cruises has set aside two November departures next year on which the single supplement will be waived, one on the Danube and one on France's Rhone River.
Arles be there Arles, an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site on the banks of the Grand Rhone River in pretty Provence, was once known as the 'Little Rome of the Gaul'.
Further south to Avignon and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the Rhone River reveals dramatic vines of Grenache, Mourvedre, and Syrah that grow between the galets roules, smooth river stones embedded up to six feet deep in some areas.
Scattered throughout the expansive spaces of the Palais de Tokyo, a recent exhibition of Poincheval's work, curated by Adelaide Blanc, introduced visitors to the remnants of these feats of endurance, as well as other projects: a transparent bottle approximately nineteen feet long inside which Poincheval traveled up the Rhone River (Bouteille |Bottle], 2015-17); a metal capsule weighing over 154 pounds, in which he traversed more than 186 miles of the Alps (Gyrovague, le voyage invisible (Gyrovague, the Invisible Journey], 2011-12); a platform on which he remained for a week, like a fifth-century ascetic, suspended more than sixty-five feet above the esplanade of the Gare de Lyon in Paris (Vigie/ Stylite [Lookout/Stylite], 2016).