Named the City of the Popes or Altera Roma, Avignon retains the indelible mark of the Popes’ stay in the city, which was for a while the capital of the Medieval western world. Today, it is a prestigious cultural capital with its world-renowned Theatre Festival.
Bordering the departments of the Gard and the Bouches du Rhône, the environs of Avignon abound in gems waiting to be discovered.
An ideal departure point for your excursions in Provence.
A profusion of pageantry and pleasure
A provençal village in the South of Avignon
A Provençal village between the Alpilles and the Montagnette
Facing Avignon, a village enjoying a good life
A medieval village between Avignon and the Alpilles
For a little jaunt not far from Avignon