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Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Near Avignon

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.

What makes this village special?

On the banks of the Rhône, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon is a peaceful and dynamic town with a very rich heritage! Lovers of old stones will have something to quench their thirst for culture by visiting the Saint-André abbey and its gardens, the fort of the same name, the Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction, a 14th century monastery, or the Philippe-le tower. -Bel. The Pierre-de-Luxembourg museum is not to be missed! There are many walks around the city, one of the most famous being that of the Mourgues hill, in an 8 hectare wooded park which offers views of Avignon, its Palais des Papes, and Mont Ventoux. Villeneuve-lès-Avignon also offers many activities, which will appeal to young and old. The market takes place every Thursday morning, and on Saturday morning an organic market and a flea market await you. Every year, the city participates in the famous Avignon Festival and offers the Chartreuse Summer Meetings and the Villeneuve en scène festival, specializing in traveling theater. Villeneuve is therefore an ideal vacation spot to enjoy nature just a stone's throw from Avignon and all the activities that the Cité des Papes in turn offers!


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