Access to N°15
Avignon is served by two train stations:
–Avignon’s Central train station lies opposite the city walls and is around a 15 minutes walk from our house.
–Avignon’s TGV station lies around 6 km from the city and is connected to the Central train station via “La Virgule”, which is a quick 4 minutes journey. Otherwise, taxis will charge a fare of around €20 to the city centre from the TGV station.
–Direct TGV services link Avignon to Paris (in 2¾ hours), Marne la Vallée, Roissy, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Lille, Nantes, Rouen, Metz, Montpellier, Rennes and Toulouse.
Direct TGV services also link with Brussels and Geneva throughout the year and with London during summer.
If you have any queries with your journey to Avignon, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
–Avignon Airport lies 10km from the city centre and is served by direct flights from Birmingham and Southampton airports.
–Marseille International Airport is about 50 minutes by car from Avignon and is also served by regular direct rail connections from Marseille Provence to Avignon’s Central train station.
–Nimes Airport is served by direct flights from Brussels Charleroi, Liverpool and London Luton airports. The airport is about 45 minutes by car from Avignon and is again served by regular direct rail connections from Nîmes to Avignon’s Central train station.
–Montpellier Airport is about an hour’s drive from Avignon and is served by regular direct rail connections from Montpellier to Avignon’s Central train station.
–Nice International Airport is around 290km from Avignon and is served by regular TGV connections to Avignon.
BY CAR :
Avignon is a medieval town with very narrow streets. If you decide to rent a car, it will be best to choose a small car and follow the directions below:
Exit at Avignon Nord (Exit 23), follow the direction Avignon, than Centre ville, and parking des Halles.
At the walls, turn left towards Parking des Halles. Just after the third traffic light take a tight turn on the right to enter through the Porte Saint-Lazare. From “Porte Saint-Lazare” (wall), go straight on “rue Carreterie” 500m, then straight on “rue Portail Matheron”. After passing Carrefour City, across the bar Beer o’clock, turn right at the fountain on “rue Oriflamme”, then left on “rue Picpus” and turn right on Rue Saluces, you will be at N°15, 15 rue Saluces.
We do not recommend any further access, do not follow GPS as the streets are often very narrow and inaccessible.