Provence & the Cote d'Azur - Avignon & Around (PDF Chapter)

$4.95 USD

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
  • maps
  • sample France’s great wines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • transport
  • 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.

Chapter Details
37 pages

You are viewing a Regional Guide

You are viewing a Regional Guide

What is a Regional Guide?

Heading to a popular region within a country? These guides provide the extra depth and detail you need. Following the same format and style as our Country and Multi-country guides, they help you get under the area’s skin to discover its defining characteristics, like its cuisine, markets, culture and festivals.

  • Create your perfect trip with our planning tools and suggested itineraries
  • Our experts uncover hidden gems to make your visit unique
  • Packed with inspiring images, walking tours and the best local knowledge
  • Detailed listings on everything from top sights and activities to eating, shopping, nightlife and accommodation

Top of Page