Avignon and the surroundings

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. 

#Noves

For a little jaunt not far from Avignon

#Bédarrides

An ideal departure point for your excursions in Provence.

#Barbentane

A medieval village between Avignon and the Alpilles

#Jonquerettes

A village in the heart of the vineyards with a view of the Mont Ventoux

#Villeneuve-lez-Avignon

Facing Avignon, a village enjoying a good life

#Graveson

A Provençal village between the Alpilles and the Montagnette

#Châteauneuf de Gadagne

A village sits on a hill offering panoramic views over the Comtat Venaissin and the Mont Ventoux.

#Boulbon

A provençal village in the South of Avignon

#Avignon

A profusion of pageantry and pleasure

#Châteaurenard

At the foot of its hill and the fortress of the Counts of Provence, Châteaurenard, "the market town", is a peaceful little Provencal town. The history of Châteaurenard can be discovered in the stones of its 13th and 15th century medieval castle, the former fortress of the Counts of Provence.

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