Provence and the French Riviera Tourist Information
The city of Avignon is located in a picturesque region of Provence France northwest of Marseille. It is one of Provence's top tourist attractions.
For over 60 years, Avignon was Vatican City (Franco Vaticano). Top attractions in the community include the Palace of the Popes (Palais des Papes), the Rochers des Doms viewpoint and the remains of Avignon Bridge.