While nominally a free day, Avignon offers you an array of captivating activities. Wander through the charming streets, discovering hidden boutiques and delightful cafes.
For some an optional walk with your leader might take your fancy. Discover Villeneuve-lès-Avignon's medieval allure with a visit to Fort St André and its ancient battlements, explore the serene Chartreuse de Villeneuve les Avignon, and immerse yourself in art at the Musée Pierre-de-Luxembourg. Stroll along charming Provençal streets, venture to Avignon's Pont Saint-Bénézet, and savor panoramic views at Rocher des Doms. Conclude your day with a leisurely riverside walk.
For art enthusiasts, the Collection Lambert, housed in a historic mansion, showcases contemporary art exhibitions.
Indulge in the local culinary scene at Les Halles, the vibrant indoor market, where you can savour fresh produce, cheeses, and Provencal specialties. Alternatively, relax in the Rocher des Doms gardens, offering you a tranquil escape with panoramic views of the city.
Whether you're drawn to history, art, culinary delights, or the scenic outdoors, Avignon provides you with a diverse tapestry of experiences to weave into your free day exploration.
A mere 30-minute train ride takes you to Nîmes, a city boasting some of the finest Roman remains globally. Marvel at the Maison Carrée, a pristine classical temple, and the Arena, which continues to host various events, providing you a glimpse into the ancient world's grandeur.
Access the Pont du Gard Roman aqueduct via a local bus and a short walk and prepare to be awe-struck by this remarkable ancient structure on your first encounter.