Avignon Travel Guide

Geography

Avignon is situated on the left bank of the Rhône river, a few kilometres above its confluence with the Durance, about south-east of Paris, south of Lyon and north-north-west of Marseille. Its coordinates are . Avignon occupies a large oval-shaped area, not fully populated and covered to a large extent by parks and gardens.

Climate

Avignon has a humid subtropical climate Cfa in the Köppen climate classification, with moderate rainfall year-round. The city is often subject to windy weather; the strongest wind is the mistral. The popular proverb is, however, somewhat exaggerated, Avenie ventosa, sine vento venenosa, cum vento fastidiosa (windy Avignon, pest-ridden when there is no wind, wind-pestered when there is)

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  • Hotel d'Europe

    Hotel d'Europe is among the top, finest places to stay in Avignon. Perfectly located nearby Serignan Antiquites, Avignon Antiquites Antiquae and Ensemble architectural "L...

  • Hotel Mignon

    Having Serignan Antiquites, Avignon Antiquites Antiquae and Opera Theatre d'Avignon comfortably found in the vicinity of the one star hotel, Hotel Mignon; this hotel is i...

  • La Mirande

    Be just moments apart from Le Palais Royal, Les Luminessences D'avignon and Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms when you visit La Mirande in Avignon. Eglise Saint Pierre and P...

  • Novotel Avignon Centre

    Located within Avignon, Novotel Avignon Centre is a premium hotel conveniently found nearby Keirao Spa Avignon, Petit Train d'Avignon and Avignon Festival. Additional wel...

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