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City break in Avignon. Active leisure ideas for Avignon - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Mountain Village Near Avignon 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 restaurant - Le Belgocargo, specializing in fried mussels and beer, you can have a lunch menu with a drink that will cost you 11,80 €. In the Brunel Restaurant - you will find excellent local food with a selection of dishes from 30 €. One of the best restaurants in Avignon is the Christian Etienne restaurant, located in a building of the XIV century. The menu here is quite exotic: ice cream with fennel and saffron gravy, as well as excellent seafood dishes. The set of dishes will cost you 55-105 euros. Would you like to try North African cuisine in Provance? If yes, then you will be interested to visit the Cotiscousserie de l'Horloge - a popular restaurant with a cheerful atmosphere. Here you must try the delicious tajine aux prune for 14,50 euros.
Nocturnal France is beautiful: pleasant music is heard from the cafe, luxury yachts on the Cote d'Azur depart for evening walks, lovebirds sit on benches in the city parks and enjoy happiness. Of course, Gothic Avignon does not lag behind. However, many tourists, especially young people, are interested not only in the sights but also in nightclubs in Avignon. In the Barberousse Bar, you will find good music and very good alcohol. In a cozy, country-style restaurant, it's nice to taste quality rum or perfectly mixed cocktails, listen to live music and dance. Moreover, the establishment hosts thematic parties, for example, a night in the Hippie style. L’Explo Bar à bières artisanales - is the magnificent beer bar, especially beloved by men. Here they serve excellent craft beer and fashionable DJs entertain the public. Pub Z - is a stylishly designed modern club where progressive young people gather to skip a couple of cocktails and dance. In Les Ambassadeurs is a great place for those who are nostalgic for the glorious past times. In Le Carre Rouge every lover of salsa can dance just like it! Relaxing atmosphere in the spirit of Latin America, incendiary rhythms, a huge dance floor - you can stay here all night and lose a couple of extra pounds!
Avignon offers the travelers a wide range of entertainment. Here you can find and explore ancient Gothic monuments, temples, and mansions. If you are looking for some active entertainment, go to the picturesque park Ile de la Barthelasse, located on a beautiful island, amidst the peaceful waters of the Rhone River. This is the perfect place for having a picnic, cycling, and relaxing. By the way, you can rent a bike from one of the local services and create your own tour around the city. The island is literally drowning in the abundance of greenery and flowers. If you decided to have a picnic, look for the specially equipped areas with tables and benches. In the park, you can play active games and enjoy your vacation. It will be difficult to find a better place for outdoor recreation. Copyright
The popular hotel Kyriad Avignon Courtine Gare TGV located near the train station in Avignon features unique national charm. Its interior has absorbed the best and brightest national … Open
In order to diversify the vacation with interesting and exciting sports activities, apply for the session in the Golf de Chateaublanc center. Here both professional athletes and beginners can practice and upgrade their skills. Here you will find also the golf area for kids. Children and beginners will be guided by experienced trainers, and already in few hours will learn the basics of the game. In the center there are all conditions for comfortable rest, there are beautiful outdoor recreation areas, a cozy cafe and picturesque places for walking.
Avignon Travelers who plan to visit Avignon in the warm season, be sure to look into the entertainment complex La Palmeraie. This is a real paradise for sports enthusiasts, the center is in the territory of a beautiful park. Here, in the open air, there are chic pools with jumping docks, and there is a full-fledged gym in the open air and many other sports grounds. It will be very pleasant to relax on a sultry day, visitors can enjoy cozy cafes and a restaurant with outdoor terraces, for children there is a special playground with slides and attractions, as well as a swimming pool with fountains.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Avignon and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Avignon
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Alpilles' , 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Luberon' , 43.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Camargue' , 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Baronnies provençales' , 62.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Monts d’Ardèche' , 88.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Avignon
♥   Amusement park 'Magic Park Land' Ensuès-la-Redonne, 71.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aérocity Parc' Aubenas, 75.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'OK Corral' Cuges-les-Pins, 105.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Avignon
♥   Restaurant 'Le Moutardier du Pape' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Avenio' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Italie là-bas' Avignon. Type - Italian. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hiély-Lucullus' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le 46' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Avignon historic center

From the series “The Most Interesting UNESCO Sites in France”
The ruins of the Pont Saint-Benezet are an important site. Its construction took place in the 12th century. It originally had 22 spans. Only four spans have survived to the present day. The old bridge was destroyed in 1669. Severe flooding occurred on the Rhone River at that time. The famous Calvet Museum is located in the historic district. It holds a priceless collection of works of art. The famous physician and collector Esprit Calvet bequeathed this collection to the city after his death. The museum was opened in the early 19th century. … Read further

Amphitheatre in Orange

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
One of the main features of the ancient theater is its unique acoustics, which was appreciated by artists in the second half of the 19th century. The first theatrical performances here began to be held in 1869, since then the amphitheater is a permanent venue for the most important city holidays and cultural events. The theater in Orange has one more secret. It is the only arena in the world that managed to preserve the original scene, it has not been touched by numerous reconstructions. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Avignon - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Avignon - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Avignon?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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