Discover the exceptional heritage of Avignon: the Avignon Bridge, the Palais des Papes and much more!
AVIGNON IN A GLANCE
Avignon is the ideal destination for a getaway in Provence. The city benefits of having an exceptional UNESCO classified heritage. In a unique natural environment, many events are organized every year. Avignon is undoubtedly the ideal place to get initiated to Provençal cuisine and discover the wining and dining traditions of the region. Take a walk through the oldest covered market of the city or enjoy a meal prepared by a starred chef - your taste buds will thank you! The Côtes du Rhône méridionale capital is full of beautiful surprises and is the perfect place to taste amazing wines.
WHAT TO SEE IN AVIGNON
Thanks to its song sung by children around the world, the Avignon bridge is one of the most famous monuments of the region. Originally made up of 22 arches, there are only 4 left today. Despite this, the Pont Saint-Bénezet remains one of the most visited places in the city.
Another must-see monument in Avignon: the Palais des Papes . It is the most important Gothic palace in the West. As a matter of fact, 20 places are presented to visitors on a 15 000 square meter surface. In addition, many concerts, exhibitions and themed tours are organized throughout the year.
Avignon is also a city that breathes nature. Bordered by one of the largest rivers in Europe, the Rhône, the city has many parks where you can take your time and enjoy exceptional views of the surroundings.