AVIGNON, FRANCE: Avignon travel guide

Avignon, France travel guide

Avignon is situated approximatively 700 kms from Paris. (see how to get to Avignon from Paris), on the Rhone river

Avignon is a nice town known as the « city of the popes » because christian popes lived in the city instead of Rome during the 14th century in a palace, « le palais des papes ». Avignon is also known for its bridge, (sur) « le pont d’Avignon », and its southern vallée du Rhone food (Restaurant in Avignon) and wines (Chateauneuf du Pape…). See places to see in Avignon and around Avignon

The weather of Avignon is usually sunny, even in winter and hot in summer

AROUND AVIGNON, FRANCE: What to see around Avignon travel guide

Things to see around Avignon, France travel guide

Avignon is situated on the Rhone river

Nearest places to see around Avignon are :

* The Chateauneuf du Pape vineyards, around Orange city and other delicious Southern Rhone Valley vineyards (Gigondas, Beaume de Venise, Tavel, Vacqueyras, Cotes du Rhone…)
* Nimes city
* Apt town and the Luberon