Palais des Papes
The immense Palais des Papes is the world’s largest Gothic palace and is a UNESCO world-heritage site. Built when Pope Clement V...
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...
Opéra Théâtre d'Avignon
Built 1847 Avignon's main classical venue presents operas, plays, chamber music and ballet from October to June.
This is Hôtel du Palais des Papes' wonderfully authentic restaurant.
L'Echappée Belle information
Lonely Planet review
For flavours of cumin, saffron and ginger infusing regional produce; or for homemade pastry and tea, Avignon's new restaurant/salon de thé (tearoom) is a treat. Named after the Nicolas Bouvier novel of the same name (which translates as The Beautiful Escape ), L'Echappée Belle is a chic yet relaxed spot amid Avignon's architectural and artistic highlights.