Where to go
Things to do in Avignon
Avignon, also called « the city of Popes » is one of the most beautiful cities of France, rich of history and culture. It also is one of the few cities that have preserved its fortifications and its historic center. Today, it is famous worldwide, partly thanks to its Festival (in July), which welcomes people from all over the world. The climate in south of France makes Avignon a very appealing city, the sun shines all year long: during summer, you will enjoy hot weather, celebrations, lunch and dinner in patios and terraces. During winter, the place is quiet, relaxing and the light is fascinating, embracing the Palais des Papes, the fortifications and squares.The marvels of this unique city are waiting for you! Come and discover the Palais des Papes, the chartreuse du Val-de-Bénédiction, the jardins de l'abbaye-Saint-André (Villeneuve lès Avignon), the Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, the musée du Petit Palais. The antique dealers are part of the city’s history, you must go visit their boutiques in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and then, finish your day enjoying the colorful sunset on Avignon from Barthelasse Island.