Avignon in Provence France

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.

Famous Bridge in Avignon, Provence France
Famous Bridge in Avignon, Provence

Avignon's famous medieval bridge was the subject of the old song "Sur le Pont d'Avignon".

For comprehensive travel information, please access the Avignon Travel Guide.

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