Avignon has an architectural heritage unique in Europe, which bears witness to a period of nearly a century during which the popes presided over this city's destiny. The old medieval ramparts still encircle the historical center, where large buildings dating from the Middle Ages or the Renaissance still remain. The Palais des Papes (Popes' Palace) is the largest building known from its time and is today an essential tourist attraction center in Provence. The collections of the Petit Palais (Small Palace) museum reveal real treasures, and art lovers come from across the world to admire them.
If you are staying in the former city of the popes, enjoy your vacation in Avignon to go and discover green Provence. PARISCityVISION has selected the best day trips from Avignon, with a selection of day excursions. Go off to discover the wineries and wine domains of Provence, explore the villages perched in the Luberon, contemplate the famous lavender fields, be intoxicated by the thousand-and-one aromas and flavors of the provençal markets and go off to discover the most beautiful historical monuments of the old Comtat Venaissin and Provence.
Book your trip around Avignon now, and enjoy a tourist day trip for a cultural or culinary adventure during your vacation and an excursion full of memories and emotions.
Discover the lavender flower, symbol of Provence
Enjoy an half-day tour dedicated to architecture and history
A scenic drive to the so picturesque Luberon region
An unforgettable afternoon trip to discover the highlights of Provence region
Discover the lavender flower and the villages in Luberon
An ideal-trip for the culture and wine-lovers
Dive into the lavender ocean on Valensole Plateau
Visit the highlights of Provence and indulge your tasting-buds with a wine-tasting during this comprehensive full-day tour.
Depart in search of the secrets of lavender in Provence! Discover landscapes rich in the colors, scents, history and traditions of Provence. Visit the lovely villages of the Luberon and the Lavender Museum. Round trip by Bullet Train.
This guided tour of Provence will show you some of the iconic place of the Mediterranean: an audio-guide tour of the Palais des Papes in Avignon, free time in Les Baux-de-Provence and at the Pont du Gard (one of the most beautiful villages in France). Transport by train from Paris.