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Printable maps of Avignon

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Avignon

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Avignon with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Avignon area

This Avignon map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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Overview of festivals and celebrations in France

Also great celebrations take place on Easter; this holiday is one of the most important Christian holidays in the country. The main service takes place in the most famous French church - the Notre Dame Cathedral. On May 8, the French celebrate the day of liberation from fascism; the feast was established on the day of the complete surrender of fascist Germany. France took an active part in the battles. For a long time, it was in occupation, and therefore for locals is a special holiday and a day of remembrance of the victims of the war. On November 11 at 11 o'clock in the country a minute of silence begins in memory of the victims of the First World War. On this day they remember those who died on the battlefields. On May 30 is celebrated the Day of Saint Joan of Arc, which became a symbol of the resistance and independence of France. … Open

City tours, excursions and tickets in Avignon and surroundings

Photogallery of Avignon sights

Our guide to Avignon

Cultural excursion through Avignon - things to see

Avignon is rich in numerous interesting historical sites. You can start your sightseeing from visiting the historic district of the city and the walls surrounding it (Town Walls). This protective facility was erected in the middle of the 14th century. The total length of the wall estimates 4.8 kilometers. This large-scale structure consists of eight gates and 39 towers. The reinforcement wall has perfectly survived … Open

Attractions and active leisure

In Avignon, it's very easy to find a cozy cafe or a restaurant and try delicious French cuisine. In the large brasserie cafes with terraces on the Szaseczny Square, the Republic Street, the squares of Shang and De Corp-Sent, the main courses of French cuisine are served quickly. If you are limited with money, go to the rue des Teinturiers or to the area between the Palace Square and the Place Crillon. In the Belgian … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Gourmet travellers and fans of exotic dishes become very enthusiastic when it comes to national snacks – juicy oysters and baked snails "escargot" with garlic seasoning are the most popular dishes here. Duck liver is another popular snack here. The dish is often served with slices of truffle and crispy hot bread. Perhaps, frog legs remain the most famous national delicacy. It should be noted that the dish is … Open

Traditions and mentality of Avignon

For the first time the festival was held in 1971. In order to honor the holiday special wooden scaffolding was installed on the territory of Papal Palace. This “stage” was used for all large performances. Each year the festival became more and more popular and it attracted more people, so all new squares and cozy courtyards were steadily converted into stages. The famous Avignon Festival remains a cherished … Open

Travel guide to Avignon

Fans of theatrical art should definitely visit the Avignon Opera House, that was built in 1847. Previously, a smaller theatre in Italian style was located in its place, but in 1846 it was completely destroyed during the fire. Today the beautiful theatre regularly hosts opera performances, classical concerts and theatrical shows, as well as many other interesting cultural events. Avignon is one of the few cities of … Open

Review of luxury hotels

Avignon Grand Hotel is in demand among travelers who aren’t used to save on comfort. It’s located in the immediate vicinity of the medieval walls of Avignon. This accommodation place offers a full range of services for great vacations. There is a small patio garden and a rooftop swimming pool along with a great terrace. Visitors can taste popular regional cuisine and the best wines from the local … Open
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