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Mountain Village Near Avignon
Mountain Village Near Avignon by Destination Europe @flickr
agglomeration AVIGNON
agglomeration AVIGNON by Jean-Louis Zimmermann @flickr
Avignon by Demiante @flickr
Banque de France - Place de lHorloge, Avignon
Banque de France - Place de lHorloge, Avignon by Ell Brown @flickr
Avignon - Palais de Monnaie
Avignon - Palais de Monnaie by Allie_Caulfield @flickr
Town square
Town square by Carlton Browne @flickr
Place du Palais - Metropolitan Basilica, Notre-Dame des Doms, Cathedral of Avignon and Papal Palace
Place du Palais - Metropolitan Basilica, Notre-Dame des Doms, Cathedral of Avignon and Papal Palace by Ell Brown @flickr
Avignon Theatre
Avignon Theatre by Designsbykari @flickr
Avignon by Hsivonen @flickr
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Top sigths of France

Versailles has become a true shrine of medieval culture. The same named palace is the biggest sight of this place. Long ago it was the residence of French kings, so its spacious halls have retained their elegance and luxury till our days. During an excursion in the palace, tourists will know more about the history of that place and the purpose of every room. The most famous landmarks of Versailles are the Grand Canal and the Neptune Fountain. Versailles is located in the centre of a beautiful park decorated with statues and fountains. There are two historic buildings in the distant part of the park – the Grand Trianon and the Petite Trianon. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Avignon

Hotels for romantic escape

Travelers accustomed to rest at comfortable resorts would find Best Western Hôtel du Lavarin ideal. Its rooms are also decorated in romantic style. The hotel can offer its customers a large territory with a pool, a furnished terrace and lots of great places for secluded relaxation. The real pride of the hotel is a garden where you can see the centuries-old plane trees and olives. There is also a great restaurant … Open

Hotels with history of Avignon

The popular aparthotel Autour Du Petit Paradis will appeal to fans of yesteryear style. It occupies an incredibly beautiful 17th-century building with a carefully preserved patio garden and an old stone fountain. All rooms feature lovely parquet floors and light wood furnishings. Luxurious furniture in the style of previous years, as well as plenty of velvet and satin fabrics give a touch of elegance. The aparthotel … Open

Stylish hotels

The striking modern building houses the upscale hotel Mercure Pont D'Avignon; its interior shines with white and cream colors. All rooms are decorated in simple colors and feature large paintings of Avignon’s prominent attractions. Public areas have unique stylish furniture of black and white colors; plants and flower bunches in vases of fine clay can be seen literally everywhere. In warmer months, a wonderful … 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

Travel guide to Avignon

Tourists with children in Avignon will be interested to visit the Rékien Museum, which holds an interesting natural science exposition. In the vicinity of the city there are several well-known archaeological areas, where researchers have discovered curious finds. During the tour, visitors of the museum will be able to find out about which animals inhabited our planet millions of years ago, as well as which … 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

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