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AVIGNON AND SURROUNDING

Avignon is located in a quality environment with a rich historical and cultural heritage. The city enjoys a very privileged position at the crossroads of 3 departments (Vaucluse, Gard, Bouches-du-Rhone) is dedicated to tourism, heritage and terroir.

AVIGNON, City of Art and History

Discover monuments classified as World Heritage by UNESCO:

- The Pont St Benezet (Pont d'Avignon)
- The Palais des Papes, the Petit Palais and Notre Dame des Doms.
- Avignon historical city centre and its Walls

Discover the museums :

- La Collection Yvon Lambert , the largest donation of Contemporary Art with art works of internationally renowned.
- Le Musée Angladon which exhibits works by Degas, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso, Modiglian.
- Le Musée Calvet devoted to fine arts.

TOURS AROUND AVIGNON

Escapade au cœur de la Provence, séjour gastronomique, visites culturelles, un lieu riche en Patrimoine.

Getaway in the heart of Provence, gourmet stay, sightseeing, a rich place in heritage.

• Patrimoine Historique et Architectural:
The Château de Villeneuve, the Pont du Gard, the amphitheater of Nimes, Arles, The Roman Theatre of Orange, Senanque Abbey, the town of Uzes, Vaison-la-Romaine, Aix-en-Provence…

• Natural Heritage:
The Alpilles, Mont Ventoux, the Camargue Regional Park, La Sorgue, the Luberon, The Laces of Montmirail, the fields of lavender in Provence, the Massif of the Blackcurrant Creeks in Marseilles.
The most beautiful villages in France: Ménerbes, Gordes, Ansouis, Lourmarin, Bonnieux, Roussillon, Les Baux de Provence, Venasque, Séguret ...

• Culinary Heritage and Soil :
The vineyards of the Cotes du Rhone region (Gigondas, Chateauneuf du Pape, Vacqueyras ..), local produce (olives, herbs, candied fruit ...), the truffle market, the markets of Provence.
The flea market: Isle-sur-la-Sorgue world famous amateurs and professionals.

Séguret…

• ulinary Heritage and Soil :
The vineyards of the Cotes du Rhone region (Gigondas, Chateauneuf du Pape, Vacqueyras ..), local produce (olives, herbs, candied fruit ...), the truffle market, the markets of Provence.
The flea market: Isle-sur-la-Sorgue world famous amateurs and professionals.

• Flea Market & Antiques :
The flea market: Isle-sur-la-Sorgue world famous amateurs and professionals.

ART AND CULTURE: Many events to discover

• ART AND CULTURE: Many events to discover:
Avignon is the home of the prestigious contemporary theater festival held every year in July (Avignon Festival, the IN and OFF)
Festival d'Avignon - Festival Off

• MUSIC / CONCERT :
le Festival Tremplin Jazz d'Avignon
Le Festival Résonance Avignon
Lives au Pont du Gard
Les Concerts aux Arènes de Nîmes

• LYRIC ARTS :
The International Festival of Lyric Art in Aix-en-Provence

Orange Opera Festival at the Theatre Antique

• PHOTOS : Les Rencontres d'ARLES (annual festival dedicated to photography)

• DANCE : Les Hivernales d'Avignon, MONTPELLIER Danse (Contemporary Dance Festiva)

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