Rocher des Doms
Musée du Petit Palais
The bishops' palace during the 14th and 15th centuries houses outstanding collections of primitive, pre-Rennaissance, 13th- to...
Place du Palais
A golden statue of Virgin Mary (weighing 4.5 tons) stands on the dome of Romanesque Cathédrale Notre Dame des Doms (built 1671–72),...
Les Trains Touristiques d'Avignon
Trundling a 40-minute circuit around town, the little tourist trains Les Trains Touristiques d'Avignon are a winner with kids and adults...
Four-screen art-house cinema showing films in original langauge.
Le Grand Café
Hidden behind the Palais des Papes, this boho-chic bistro-bar with a big terrace adjoins arty Manutention cultural centre. Giant...
Lonely Planet review
You can take a picnic to Rocher des Doms, a bluff-top park with views spanning the Rhône, Pont St-Bénézet, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon and Mont Ventoux.