Top attractions in Avignon
Avignon, France’s combination of religious prestige and a lively student and arts community makes it an incredible French destination. Don’t miss these Avignon essentials!
There’s a lot more to the city than this famous Avignon bridge, but walking across it is a must. It’s the height of the city’s romantic history.
Located in the heart of Avignon is this magnificent Gothic fortress. Clear your schedule; exploring this gigantic complex will take the entire day.
Art lovers and history buffs will love this medieval Christian collection.
The Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Domes is simply gorgeous from the outside, but stepping inside will take your breath away.
Avignon in July brings a once in a lifetime opportunity: Festival d’Avignon, one of the world’s greatest contemporary performing arts festivals.
This free natural history museum is simple and elegant. The best exhibition focuses on the reintroduction of wolves in France, but be warned—English is limited.
Wandering through this peaceful church filled with incredible art is a must do for Avignon.
Rent a car and head a half hour north to Orange. Despite its beautiful Roman architecture, it’s not a popular tourist destination, leaving the city fascinatingly eerie.
Nothing compares to a train ride through France. Arrive early, get your seat, and relax and enjoy the roughly 3-hour trip.
The walled and cobbled old town is the perfect place to wander through lantern-lit lanes finding gem after gem.
- CurrencyEuro (€)
- Time ZoneUTC (+01:00)
- Country Code+33
- Best time to visitTourist seasons goes from about April to September, when the weather is warm and all the shops and restaurants are open. July and August are the hottest and most crowded, so plan your trip based on your preferences.
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