It’s one of the world’s major contemporary art collections and has just acquired a new space, commensurate with its stature: the Lambert Collection, which opened in 2000 in Avignon’s splendid Hôtel de Caumont, is just settling into its new, wider home; in 2015, the gallery doubled its floor space, extending […]
Stroll through Gordes with a guide, visit a melon farm in Cavaillon, find out about the Vaudois’ tragic destiny in South Luberon, learn the story of the ‘Pope’s Jews’, or take in the Mediterranean flora and fauna on the borders of the Durance River with a naturalist bird-loving guide. The […]
Every Monday and Friday morning, a guide takes your individual English-speaking clients on a 3-hr tour of the historic centre of Avignon, and into the Palace of the Popes (with a priority-access ticket). A regular tour, that’s easily booked, telling the full story of when the Papal seat was in […]
New in Avignon in 2015: the Collection Lambert, one of the finest contemporary art collections in France, re-opens after being closed for a year and a half for works, with a floor space doubled. Les Luminessences Sound and Light show, which offers a powerful 3-D vision of the history of […]
For some years now, the town of Sérignan-du-Comtat, north of Orange, has been earning a reputation as a village attached to natural gardens and rich provençal ecosystems. There you can visit the “Harmas de Fabre” the overgrown garden and home of famous entomologist, Jean-Henri Fabre, and just around the corner […]
Avignon Tourism launches a new, secure and personalised booking interface, allowing tour operators to book various visits, packages and all-inclusive holidays for individuals.
Train shuttle between TGV station and central station • Les Luminessences Sound and Light Show at the Palace of the Popes this summer • Lambert Contemporary Art Foundation and Cathedral closed until 2015 • Palace of the Popes: reopening of fully renovated Saint Martial […]
From 9 June to 11 November 2013, Avignon will renew with the tradition of great exhibitions at the Popes’ Palace, highlighting five great ladies from the world of Art, including Camille Claudel and Louise Bourgeois. And, from 15 August to 28 September, Les Luminescences d’Avignon will light up the Popes’ […]
In this fine townhouse, where decorative arts and Provençal painters are superbly displayed in one of Avignon’s most charming museums, it is a pleasure to go back in time thanks to the guide’s commentary before pursuing the experience around a drink under the tall trees in the garden.
The off-the-beaten track tour of the Palace of the Popes, through rooms which are not open to the public, is now also in English for individuals, every Friday, between 22 April to 31 May and from 2 September to 14 October 2011.