Le Carré du Palais
The historic Hôtel Calvet de la Palun building in central Avignon has been renovated into a wine centre promoting and serving Côtes du...
Palais des Papes
The largest Gothic palace ever built, the Palais des Papes was built by Pope Clement V, who abandoned Rome in 1309 as a result of...
Basilique St-Pierre, in the centre of the walled city of Avignon, was built between the 14th and 16th centuries in the Flamboyant Gothic...
Opéra Théâtre d'Avignon
Built in 1847, Avignon's main classical venue presents operas, plays, chamber music and ballet from October to June.
Le Marmiton, the super-formal restaurant of Hôtel La Mirande, offers cooking classes (from €90) and a twice-weekly chef’s table...
10 rue de Mons · interesting places nearby
Christian Etienne information
One of Avignon’s top tables, this much-vaunted restaurant occupies a 12th-century palace with a leafy outdoor terrace, adjacent to Palais des Papes. Interiors feel slightly dated, but the refined Provençal cuisine remains exceptional, and the restaurant has earned a Michelin star.