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    Avignon Tourist Office
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    Closer view of the Pont
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  • 1. Life in the streets

    There was nothing better than taking an evening stroll after dinner through the Place de l'horloge. Nightime brings the people out an about and is a great people watching time. We enjoyed outr evening...

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  • 2. Palais des Papes

    This huge plaza in front of the Palais is usually teeming with people. It is a great place for lunch or a drink or snack and listen to music from various street entertainers. When we were there we...

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  • 3. Pont St-Benezet

    The famous bridge at Avignon, the song that every French schoolchild knows and quite a few English ones who are learning French. Unfortunately, there was no one dancing when we visited, but it was...

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  • 4. City Walls

    Approaching Avignon, the first thing you see as you enter the city perimeters from the south are the walls and towers that seem to rise up from a country covered with olives. The exterior of these...

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  • 5. Festivals

    If you must have a reason to go to Avignon, then go to Festival d'Avignon in July. I have been there twice. Although in my second visit I almost didn't see any performances indoors -- theatre is all...

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  • 6. Near by Avignon

    I traveled to Avignon on an overnight train from Switzerlad. I was tired and pretty grubby when I arrived so took some time to browse around and settle in. I found avignon a wonderful base to visit...

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  • 7. Le Dilettante d'Avignon

    The opera I saw in Avignon was a concert performance of Le Dilettante d'Avignon by Jacques-Fromental Halévy (1799-1862). It was the first performance of this...

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  • 8. Get your Avignon Pass at the Tourist Office

    It's hard to think of a Tourist Information Office that is as conveniently located as Avignon Tourisme. The office is located on Rue de la Republique, the main...

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  • 9. Navigating around Avignon

    Like most medieval cities, Avignon is a knot of tiny, twisting roads with no predictable layout. Which make it a charming place to wander around, but somewhat...

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  • 10. "Buy local and safeguard your health"

    I saw several of these notices posted around Avignon, and they made me smirk because they smacked of dressing up agricultural protectionism with inferred...

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  • 11. General Info

    Tourist Office41, cours Jean Jaurès/Rue de la RépubliqueBP8-84004 Avignon Cedex 1Cédex 1 – Francia/FranceTel : (+33) (0)4 32 74 32 74Fax : (+33) (0)4 90 82 95...

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  • 12. Avignon Pass

    If your gonna be here for several days and see many sites and museums, it may be a good idea to acquire the Avignon Pass. It can be obtained from any museum or...

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  • 13. The Weather in Avignon

    Don’t forget to check the Weather before the visit.

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