Avignon is an ideal destination for a getaway in Provence. With an exceptional heritage classified by Unesco, incredible culinary and wine traditions and varied landscapes, this region bathed by the sun will seduce you!
What makes this Region special
Capital of the Côtes du Rhône, Avignon is one of the treasures of Provence.
Medieval town with picturesque alleys, the city of the Popes will seduce you with its history and its incredible heritage. Do not miss to visit the Palais des Papes which once housed 7 popes and 2 anti-popes, the famous Pont d'Avignon Saint Bénezet and a little tour of the Halles d'Avignon to discover the culinary specialties of the region.
But Avignon is also famous for its theater festival. In July, the city is transformed into a huge open-air theater, 2 festivals, the "IN" and the "OFF" perpetuate the cultural history of the city. It is a summer event not to be missed during your stay in the City of the Popes!
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At the confluence of the Rhône and the Durance, the City of the Popes, in the department of Vaucluse, is famous for its ramparts, its historic center and for its bridge. It is also a dynamic city whose reputation is second to none, thanks to its prestigious Theater Festival!
Dominated by the imposing Fort Saint-André, this charming medieval city faces Avignon, from which it can admire the Palais des Papes at all times, and enjoys a magnificent natural panorama of Mont Ventoux and the Alpilles. A city with an exceptional historical heritage and where it is good to stroll.