Avignon Holidays

Avignon, sitting pretty in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France, possesses a timeless charm steeped in rich history and vibrant culture. Its ancient city walls encapsulate every bit of its profound allure, encasing the timeless aura of a bygone era.

Enjoyment and entertainment can be found in droves in this part of the country. A striking skyline characterised by the unmistakable silhouette of the Palais des Papes as well as some of the world's most impressive Gothic architecture. Venturing to Avignon promises a treasure trove of experiences, wrapped in a medley of fascinating tales, delectable food, and a captivating local culture.

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Things to See and Do

Avignon is a cauldron of captivating attractions, each radiating its distinct charm and significance. From the opulence of time-honoured palaces to unexpected havens of peaceful greenery, Avignon doesn't shy away from spoiling visitors with a rich tapestry of experiences.

Palais des Papes

Venture to the magnificent Palais des Papes, one of Avignon's most iconic structures and a plum representation of its historical gravitas. With its imposing fortress-like façade and maze-like interiors, it offers a riveting gateway into Avignon's imperial past.

Jardin des Doms

Surrender to the tranquil allure of Jardin des Doms, a splendid sanctuary of vibrant greenery and enthralling panoramic views. Whether you seek peace, gorgeous vistas, or intriguing history, this urban oasis beautifully delivers.

Musée Calvet

Uncover a plethora of art at the Musée Calvet, its walls brimming with centuries-old masterpieces. Whether you're an art connoisseur or an eager enthusiast, this museum is sure to enthrall with its diverse collection.

Pont d'Avignon

Finally, absorb the ancient beauty of the famous Pont d'Avignon, its enduring arches whispering tales of time as you stroll along its stone-clad structure. With its haunting beauty and gripping stories, this is a must-visit icon of Avignon.

Destination Essentials

With the gentle allure of Mediterranean weather, Avignon invites travellers throughout the year. However, the sweet spot between April and October boasts pleasant temperatures and ample sunshine.

July and August are the warmest periods, perfect for outdoor explorations and basking in the city's mesmerising streets. On the other hand, January and February are the coolest months but carry their own unique charm, making Avignon a delightful destination throughout the year.


Avignon may not possess the sun-soaked shores usually associated with a 'beach,' but it doesn't lack serene spots to unwind. Revel in the open skies and lush beauty of Jardin des Doms, offering a panorama of nature's splendour and the perfect spot for a tranquil moment.

Pont d'Avignon

For a touch of antiquity, the Pont d'Avignon provides another unique spot. With only four of the bridge's original arches remaining, visitors can soak in views of the Rhône River and the city's historic heart.

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