Avignon


Saint-Ruf Abbey
Type - Architecture, Monuments, Abbey
In Avignon, it is worth to take a look at the ancient Saint-Ruf Abbey located on the Moulin Notre-Dame Street recognized as a historical monument back in 1887. The monks the Order of St. Augustine founded in the XI century lived in the Abbey. (True, now the building is not in the best condition, it is partially destroyed).




Palais du Roure
Type - Architecture, Monuments, Museum, Palaces
One of the most interesting attractions of Avignon is Palais du Roure (which was built in the XV century). He has two more titles: Museum Baroncelli (Musée Baroncelli) and Baroncelli-Javon Hotel (l’Hôtel de Baroncelli-Javon).

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Avignon - Attractions - Notre Provence Group

Welcome to the section - Avignon - Provence Attractions. This section contains information about the most interesting sights of the region, both historical and contemporary.

On this page you will be able to learn all about the sights in the city of Avignon. In this catalogue of the main attractions of the city of Avignon we have collected basic reference information and descriptions with photos.

Arriving here forget about the rush, take a leisurely rhythm of the local deliberate measured life «relishing» every spent minute! And go to the unhurried journey to memorable places of Avignon

Discover the world of the artistic elite of the early twentieth century that adored the local places so much. Look for the gastronomic delights on the local markets, «become gourmets» with all your soul in the local cafes, find valuable and just nice «wonders» at the «flea markets» and antique fag fairs..

To understand Provence visiting first the Côte d'Azur (slightly weary, effeminate and haughty) it is worth to go into the Provencal «hinterland». At that, do not forget that between the major destinations on the local roads the guests of Provence will find a lot of gastronomic «discoveries»! On the way one has only to peep into one of the small cheese factories, wineries, breweries, etc.


So, hit the road!

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