Weekend Getaway in Avignon

Day 1:

Arrive in Avignon and check into your hotel in the city center or near the Palais des Papes. These areas offer a convenient location for exploring the city.
Start your day by visiting the Palais des Papes, a grand medieval palace and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its magnificent architecture and learn about its historical significance.

Explore the charming streets of the city center, known for its narrow alleys and beautiful squares. Visit the Pont d’Avignon, a famous bridge spanning the Rhône River.
Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the local restaurants, trying traditional Provençal cuisine.

Dine at a restaurant in the city center, enjoying the vibrant ambiance and a variety of dining options.
Take a leisurely walk through the streets of Avignon, enjoying the evening atmosphere and the city’s architectural beauty.

Day 2:

Take a day trip to the nearby town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Visit the archaeological site of Glanum, where you can explore ancient Roman ruins and learn about the history of the region.
Discover the charming town center of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, known for its picturesque streets and lively market.

Return to Avignon and visit the Musée du Petit Palais, showcasing a collection of medieval and Renaissance art. Admire the works of famous artists and immerse yourself in the artistic heritage of the region.
Explore the Rocher des Doms, a beautiful park offering panoramic views of the city and the surrounding countryside.

Dine at a restaurant in the city center, trying local dishes or international flavors.
Take a leisurely walk along the city walls, enjoying the illuminated views of Avignon at night.

Day 3:

Visit the Les Halles market, a bustling food market where you can find fresh produce, local specialties, and delicious treats.
Take a scenic drive to the nearby Luberon region and explore its picturesque villages, such as Gordes and Roussillon. Admire the charming architecture and enjoy the stunning natural landscapes.

Return to Avignon and visit the Musée Calvet, a fine arts museum housing a collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts.
Explore the local boutiques and artisan workshops, where you can find unique souvenirs and local products.

Depart from Avignon, taking with you fond memories of your weekend getaway in this historic city.

Remember to check the opening hours and availability of attractions in advance, as well as any travel restrictions or guidelines that may be in place during your visit. Enjoy your trip to Avignon!