Provence & the Cote d'Azur - Avignon & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Avignon & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Provence & Cote d’Azur guidebook.
Encircled by ramparts dating back 800 years, Avignon, with its 14th-century papal palace, lords above the mighty Rhône. Rolling countryside dotted with ancient villages and vineyards surrounds the city and the glass-green River Sorgue connects the picturesque towns nearby.
- explore palaces, bridges and ancient streets in Avignon
- sample France’s great wines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape
- revive Rome at the Théâtre Antique in Orange
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Avignon & Around, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Orange, Vaison-la-Romaine, Dentelles de Montmirail, Mont Ventoux, Carpentras & Around, Pernes-les-Fontaines, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, Pays de Venasque, Les Alpilles, St-Rémy-de-Provence & Around, Nîmes & Around.
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