Avignon, France

by: Nicollete Buchinger

History of Avignon

The Popes made Avignon the capital of the Medieval western world in the 15th century. A papal territory up until the French Revolution, the city actually benefited little from the first Industrial Revolution. The area of the city is 25.01 mi², with a population of 91,283 (2007). there are not many apartments in Avignon. Avignon is great for biking, because of the many mountains and scenery.

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Palais des Papes: Les luminessences d'Avignon

Every evening from 12 August to the 3 October, costing 10 € / reduced 8 €. Les luminessences d'Avignon is absolutely beautiful, its in the Palais des Papes and its a light show all over the building. its really amazing a memorizing and I would love to go and see it.

People of Avignon.

People usually go to Avignon for tourism. There are a lot of old and picturesque squared dotted throughout the old town of Avignon, and its a great shopping area, with pedestrian streets without automobiles, and loads of shops of all kinds. Avignon is ancient, full of history, life, youth, art, music and activity. Avignon is full of tourism.

Restaurant L'Essentiel

Address: 2 Rue de la Petite Fusterie, 84000 Avignon, France

Phone:+33 4 90 85 87 12

4.3 review.

The reviews here are great and the food here looks amazing! Its very upbeat but also very busy. Its recommended to get a reservation but that's completely okay with me. The service is great also, so I would love to go here.

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Hotel Novotel Avignon Centre

Address: 20 boulevard Saint Roch, 84000 Avignon France

Phone: 33 4 32 74 70 10

4.2 review

113 euros a night.

The hotel offers: All of the sophisticated rooms and suites offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Upgraded rooms have Nespresso machines. Suites feature private balconies and separate living/sleeping areas. There's a cafe serving seasonal fare, as well as a bar/lounge offering drinks and light snacks. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, plus a fitness center with a sauna, a steam bath and a whirlpool tub.

This hotel is absolutely beautiful, a little expensive for me but I would love to go here if I made the money to go.

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