Visiting Avignon and its Surroundings
Avignon, capital of Provence is a medieval city whose historic center can be visited on foot, by bike, by small train …
The city is particularly well located because it is the crossroads of many cultural and tourist places that should not be missed!
Avignon, capital of Provence is a medieval town classified as World Heritage by UNESCO whose historic center can be easily visited on foot.
City walls, chapels and churches, medieval streets, the magnificent Popes Palace – the largest Gothic monument of the Middle Ages – and the “Pont Saint Benezet”, the “Bridge of Avignon”.
Enjoy also free visit of city museums.
– Theater festival of Avignon created by Jean Vilar known worldwide and presenting 1000 shows.
– Les Rencontres de la photographie in Arles
– Les Chorégies in Orange
– Lyric festival in Aix-en-Provence
– Ancient monuments : Le Pont du Gard, Nîmes, Arles, and the théâtre of Orange
– Les Alpilles, Saint Rémy de Provence
– Les Baux de Provence and the light and sound show at Carrières de Lumières
– Villages of Lubéron (Gordes, Roussillon, Lourmarin, L’abbaye de Sénanque …)
– Isle sur la Sorgue and its antique market
We can not visit Provence without visiting Les Baux-de-Provence and the oil mills !
Today, olive oil from the Baux is classified AOP (Appellation d’Origine Protégée) and its taste is unforgatable.
The Wine Route
Avignon is the capital of the Côtes du Rhône.
Group or private tours are available for you to discover the region’s vineyards and sunny hills.
Visit the cellars of world famous “Châteauneuf du Pape”, “Vacqueyras” and “Gigondas”, “Tavel” and not forgetting “Baumes de Venise”.
You will not forget the flavours of our wines but drink with moderation!
– Lavender museum Coustellet
– Aroma museum and perfume in Graveson-en-Provence