Avignon, historic center

Pope's Palace, Avignon Pope's Palace, Avignon

Avignon, Historic Center - Visit time : 1 day.

Avignon is immediately associated with its bridge, known worldwide thanks to the now famous song. But Avignon is also, of course, bathed in history from its reign as capital of the papacy in the 14th century. This glorious period of its past provides visitors an exceptionally rich environment. Avignon also hosts an annual world-renown theater festival. Avignon is all of this, and much more. A bustling and lively city, Avignon is best enjoyed by walking in the heart of the city, absorbing its unique atmosphere and following in the footsteps of its history, religion and culture.


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