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Book flights to Avignon

Avignon is a city in southeastern France, located along the Rhone River in the Provence region. The city is known for its historical significance as the seat of the Catholic Popes during the 14th century. A leftover from that era is the massive Palais des Papes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Avignon is also known for its summer arts festival, which features theater, dance, and music performances. The city has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Visitors can enjoy exploring the medieval city walls, visiting the Pont Saint-Bénézet bridge, or relaxing in one of the many cafes or squares.

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Airports near Avignon

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Avignon, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Avignon becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Marseille Provence Airport

Located approximately 85 kilometres south of Avignon, Marseille Provence Airport is the closest international airport to the city. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.

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Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport

Situated around 50 kilometres west of Avignon, Nîmes Airport is another regional airport that serves the area. While it may not have as many flight options as Marseille, it can still be a viable choice for travellers looking for a closer airport.

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Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport

Although a bit further away, Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport is a major international airport located approximately 230 kilometres north of Avignon. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a popular choice for travellers who are willing to drive a bit longer or take a connecting flight.

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Nice Côte d'Azur Airport

Located around 250 kilometres southeast of Avignon, Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is another major international airport in the region. While it may require a longer drive or a connecting flight, it offers a wide range of flight options and serves as a gateway to the French Riviera.

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Things to do in Avignon

Exploring Avignon's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

Palais des Papes

This UNESCO-listed behemoth is the largest Gothic palace in Europe. It served as a residence for seven popes in the 14th century, and its grandeur reflects the power of the papacy during that time. Visitors can explore the various chambers, chapels, and halls, including the Great Consistory with its impressive frescoes.

Pont d'Avignon

This famous bridge, also known as the Saint-Bénezet Bridge, is a remnant of a bridge that once crossed the Rhône River. Though most of the bridge was destroyed in the 17th century by floods, the remaining four arches are a popular tourist destination and a symbol of Avignon.

Rocher des Doms

This scenic park sits on a rocky hill overlooking the Rhône River and offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding countryside. It's a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors, with walking paths, gardens, and a small chapel. The park is also home to the Villeneuve Gate, one of the few remaining gates of Avignon's medieval city walls.