A Quick Sightseeing Guide to Visiting Avignon, France

A Quick Sightseeing Guide to Visiting Avignon, France, Avignon, France (B)

Ever worry that a big name destination isn’t going to live up to the hype? That’s how I felt before visiting Avignon in the South of France. Up there with the likes of Marseille and Nice, Avignon is a major tourist destination in this part of the country. That’s all thanks to its incredible history and the way the city has been so completely preserved. Those interested in history, especially major European history, won’t have any trouble working out what to do in Avignon.

It’s unclear what exactly I was concerned about going into my trip. Perhaps it was that Avignon would turn out to be too touristy or be underwhelmingly one-note. Whatever the cause for my trepidation, it really didn’t take long for me to realise that I had nothing to worry about. It turned out there were plenty of things to do in Avignon to the level that I quickly ran out of time and budget to do everything on offer. To give you a sense of just what visiting is like, here’s a quick Avignon guide to sightseeing, that may as well be an excuse for me to share photos of this wonderful place.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Quick Sightseeing Guide to Visiting Avignon, France
Guide Location: France » Avignon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/visiting-avignon-france/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rue des Fourbisseurs
  • Place Crillon
  • Papal Palace
  • Avignon Cathedral
  • Jardin des Doms
  • Escaliers Du Rocher Des Doms
  • City Walls
  • Pont d’Avignon Bridge
  • Quai de la Ligne
  • Musée du Petit Palais
  • Angladon Museum
  • Calvet Museum
  • Halles d’Avignon Market