Discover Avignon

Avignon, located in the south of France, is a city full of history, culture and beauty. Sitting on the banks of the Rhone River and surrounded by walls built in 1364, Avignon offers visitors a unique blend of medieval charm and modern convenience. It has been an important center for art and culture since the 14th century when Popes made it their home. Today tourists flock to take in its many sights including its numerous monuments like Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) - a UNESCO World Heritage site - as well as churches such as Notre-Dame des Doms and Saint Benezet Bridge across the river. Visitors can also enjoy traditional Provencal cuisine at one of many local restaurants or explore its vibrant street markets for local products like olives, lavender or souvenirs. The city also hosts dozens of cultural events throughout the year so there is always something interesting to do here!