Avignon

Avignon Travel Guide

Articles about Avignon

By Sylvie Bigar

America's favorite French chef looks back on his life-defining travels.

By Lisa Cheng
Foodies Itinerary: Tauck’s 10-day A Taste of France itinerary, departing from Paris with stops in Lyons, Arles, and Avignon on the Swiss Emerald.Highlights: A gourmand’s tour of the Rhône Valley, including a cooking class at Alain Ducasse’s École...
By Mark Orwoll
Ask Mark Driving from Paris to Avignon By Mark Orwoll Mark Orwoll, seasoned traveler and T&L Managing Editor, is here to help you with your travel questions. Think of him as your personal concierge, and ask ...
By Lanie Goodman
The south of France is heating up this summer with three restaurants from French über-chefs. Following their success in Montpellier, the Pourcel twins have opened La Compagnie des Comptoirs (83 Rue Joseph-Vernet; 33-4/90-85-99-04; dinner for two $...
The Arts: Music You've memorized the CD and seen the movie, but if the Buena Vista Social Club isn't in town when you visit Havana, where do you go for the best Cuban sounds?We asked Juan de Marcos González, a founding member of the BVSC, to ...
By Lynn Yaeger
I don't think you can go wrong with things that have a little bit of age and character," Judy Hornby says, lounging on the terrace of her Avignon apartment. If you had any doubt as to her métier, you could probably make an educated guess by lookin...

Hotels in Avignon

Built in the 12th century as a Benedictine priory, the hotel is now a six-room oenophile’s getaway.

Restaurants in Avignon

With its resident DJ and even a bouncer, the Opéra Café is an oasis très design, as the French say, in the Papal City's principal square. At about $17, the lunch formule is a good value (appetizer and main course or main course and dessert).