Before you go on your trip to the south of France, take our Avignon Map with you! Only a quick 2.5 hour ride on a fast train from Paris is the city of Avignon. Tourists from all over the world gather in this city during its highly animated Theater Festival celebrated for 3 weeks every July. But apart from that, we think visiting Avignon during any time of the year is just as exciting. Here, you’ll see its Papal Palace that towers over the entire town. This is also the perfect town for exploring the picturesque region of Provence. We hope you enjoy bringing your Avignon Map along with you as you walk around the city in search of fun activities, delicious food, and experiences you’ll never forget.
What you’ll find inside your Avignon Map
The best attractions
Our Avignon Map invites you to learn the history of this city through its long-standing monuments. You’ll discover why Avignon was once the seat of Western Christianity and why the city draws over 650,000 tourists each year. Not only have we included centuries old monuments, we’ve also added a contemporary art museum whose collection include works from some of the world’s most renowned artists. This city in Provence truly has its surprises.
Where to eat
Avignon really is the best starting point for exploring the region of Provence and one of the ways to do it right is by sampling the best of Provençal cuisine. To be honest, it’s hard to go wrong with the amazing bounty in the south of France. At the local market, you’ll definitely get your fill of the freshest ingredients and you will probably want to stuff your suitcase with local delicacies like charcuterie, cheese, and tapenade. Our Avignon map has also marked down all of the best restaurants in the city that truly evoke the Provençal style.
Where to stay
It wouldn’t make sense to spend less than 48 hours in this beautiful city in the south of France. If our recommendations on our Avignon Map have not proved that yet, you’ll definitely make up your mind about staying the night in this city thanks to our hotel recommendation. Our favorite hotel in Avignon is in the city’s most prime location where you’ll never be too far from any action. The hotel has understated opulence that won’t make you feel out of place but special.
Do you want to know how to get to Avignon from Paris? This city in the south of France is just a TGV train ride away. It sounds simple enough but we’ve made sure our travellers won’t be standing at the train station and scratching their heads. Our transport tips are straightforward and will save you some time on doing your own research so you can just sit back and enjoy your scenic train ride all the way down south! Once you get there, you can rely on the local transport in Avignon.
Recommend walking routes
Avignon is such a walkable city as our Avignon Map will prove to you! In the online version of the map, you’ll be able to choose from any of the 3 walking routes we suggest. If you’re buzzing from all the energy in the city, why not do all 3? The walking routes were carefully planned so you’ll see the most important and scenic places in the city without needing to take public transport. And anyway, isn’t walking around the best way to really get to know a place?
Our Avignon Map also includes some practical tips so you can make the most out of your trip! Our tips include which place you should visit to be able to sample the region’s local specialties, what special event in summer shouldn’t be missed, and how to get to the city center right conveniently.
More INSIDR Travel Maps
If you’re traveling to Paris, make sure to optimize your visit, otherwise you’ll waste a lot of time. To do this, we’ve created a series of FREE Paris guides that you can download. These guides will make sure you see the best attractions, eat the best food, and travel around smoothly! You can also discover all our best Paris tips on our visit Paris travel guide.
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2- Regional France maps
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