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 Avignon

View of Avignon town and bridge

The town of Avignon France



Places to visit and stay in Avignon photos and guide

Avignon is located on the left bank of the Rhone about 55 miles from Marseille.

The town is a mixture of old and new it has some very nice parks and gardens.

The town is best known for its bridge the Bridge of Avignon or "Pont d'Avignon. Made famous in the song. The bridge was used as link between the residences of the cardinals and the Popes' Palace inside the city walls.

The famous Bridge


Avignon bridge picture 1

You can see in the photos all that is left of the bridge. It was built with 22 arches there are 4 left

The Popes' Palace

Avignon palace picture

The Palais des Papes is a gothic style building more a fortress than of a palace.

You have to go inside to get to get a sense of the richness of the papal court.

There is a pedestrian area with several streets full of shops.

You will find a large variety of well stocked luxury shops.

Plus ceramics and pottery and other specialities of the Provence region.

There is a flea market on Sunday mornings and a farmers market on Saturday between May and October.

I was told they also have a Christmas Market 2 to 30 December

The town has a wide selection of restaurants you should be able to find one to suit your tastes. A local Map of the town

If you have the energy climb up the steep road to the park at Rocher des Doms on Montee du Moulin off place du Palais. it is worth for the view

We went on the Wine Safari tour you visit vineyards and get to taste the wine.You learn about wine making they are at 120 Avenue Joseph Vernet 84810 Avignon or phone to book +(33)(0)6 19 29 50 81 they will pick you up form your hotel.

Hotels in Avignon

Avignon has a good choice of Hotels and Guest houses to stay in

Hotel d'Europe

Four Star Hotel d*Europe, located in downtown Avignon.

With it*s 44 rooms is the finest deluxe destination for a stay in Avignon/Provence.

Home built in 1580 as the private residence of the Marquess of Graveson.

This stunning hotel was founded in 1799 by a lady friend of Napoleon Bonaparte.

All rooms and public areas are furnished with antiques.

Exquisite rooftop suites overlooking old Avignon, superb view of the Palace of the Popes.

Hotel d'Europe information

Pont d'Avignon bridge


Avignon bridge picture 2

Busy shopping street in the centre of town

Avignon street picture

Google street map follow the map round the centre


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Part of Avignon famous bridge


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Avignon statues on a balcony

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 Hotel La Mirande Avignon

Fourteenth century building, formerly a cardinal?s palace, set in Avignon centre, 10 metres from the Palace of the Popes. Air-conditioned guestrooms with high ceilings, wood panelling and wall tapestries have satellite television and minibars. Guests can sign-up for cookery classes,

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