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If you're planning to fly to Avignon, your best option is to book a fare with Air France.What airport is best to fly into Avignon?
Avignon has only one airport. You'll be strolling through the arrivals gate at Avignon Airport (AVN-Caumont), which is located 6 miles (9 kilometers) from the downtown area.Where to stay in Avignon
Every memorable journey starts with just one step — along with a nice place to rest your weary head! Lock in your Avignon accommodations through Travelocity and you'll have 194 properties to select from.
It's time for your vacation! Why not treat yourself to a night of luxury? If you've been dreaming of first-class service and silky soft sheets, lock in a room at the Hotel de I'Horloge or the Mercure Avignon Centre Palais des Papes. However, if you doubt you'll spend much time in your suite, how about a cheaper option like the Regina Hotel or the Hotel Mignon?Places to visit in Avignon
Sightseers ought to have a look at Palais des Papes and the Musee du Petit Palais. Need more things to see in this bustling city? Tour Philippe le Bel and Pont Saint-Bénézet will keep you busy.
If you'd like deeper insight into the character of this area, make your way to the historic Place de l'Horloge. Like some more options? Take a tour at Fort St-Andre and learn about past events that formed the local history. But that's not all. Broaden your cultural experiences by seeing Avignon Cathedral. Even though you will probably have to make an advanced tour booking to get a view of the interior, you can also admire it from outside.How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Avignon
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The walled city of Avignon is one of France's most historical places, having been inhabited for over 10,000 years going back to Neolithic times. Even the more recent history of the city stretches back to the Middle Ages. In among all the splendid old architecture, though, is a bustling modern city packed with culture, nightlife, and a palate-pleasing culinary scene. Flights to Avignon will take you to Avignon-Caumont Airport (AVN), just seven miles from the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After you fly to Avignon, you'll need some rest, and cheap hotels near the airport will give you easy access to your accommodation and to the city center. That is where you'll find the most famous attractions, including the Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes), the Avignon Cathedral, and the ruined bridge, the Pont d'Avignon. The area is easy to explore on foot, and most hotels in Avignon will be able to help you organize a guide if you want a more in-depth tour. You can get into town by hailing a private taxi in front of the terminal building, or by public bus number 22. Be aware, though, that the bus only stops at the airport on request, so you'll need to organize this in advance. Another option is to rent a car from one of the companies in the terminal building. Having your own wheels will allow you to explore the rest of the Provence region, which has lots of other historic towns and villages, beautiful scenery, and great vineyards where you can pick up a bottle of red for later.
History, food, wine, and sunny southern France are the perfect ingredients for a perfect vacation. You'll find the cheapest airfare with one of our Avignon flights, and you can search over 400 airlines and more than 510,000 hotels worldwide to make sure you get the best possible deal. Or let Travelocity do the work for you, and book one of our Avignon vacation bundles, so all you have to do is go!