Avignon, " City of the Popes " in Provence
Avignon is an essential stopover for travellers travelling to Provence. The rich heritage and long history of the Popes' City make it one of Europe's cultural capitals, a title it carried in 2000 at the turn of the millennium. Discover Avignon, its heritage, its museums, its Festival with the reports devoted to it by Horizon Provence.
A look back at the Avignon Festival since its creation in 1947 by Jean Vilar until today
Palace of the Popes
The Popes' Palace is the largest Gothic palace in the world, built by the Popes of Avignon in the Middle Ages.
The famous Saint Bénézet bridge celebrated with a song that has toured the world
Avignon hosts a museum of contemporary art, thanks to a warehouse of the gallery owner Yvon Lambert.
Petit Palais museum
Treasures of Italian pre-Renaissance painting to discover absolutely in Avignon .
Une collection d'art du 15ème au 20eme siècle, avec le seul
tableau de Van Gogh visible en Provence
The history of our environment, illustrated by superb collections of stones and fossils .
musée Calvet museum
a classified museum, dedicated to fine arts in Avignon, a rich collection of paintings from the 16th to the 20th century