Avignon


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a town in southeastern France on the Rhone River

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PICK up a free Avignon Passion Card at the tourist office and as it a number of museums, b makes up to five people eligible for up to 50% off fees to various entrance (first site visited attractions is full price, all subsequent and visits discounted) was was savings on public transport.
The journey from Eurostar's fabulous new London home at St Pancras International takes less than six hours (less than five and a half hours from Ashford International in Kent) and delivers you to Avignon Centre station - opposite the city walls which surround the heart of the historic city.
Avignon Festival (July): The French equivalent of the Edinburgh Festival, the Avignon Festival showcases French and foreign contemporary drama, dance and music to an ever-growing audience of some 100,000 people.
England and the Avignon popes; the practice of diplomacy in late medieval Europe.
In the 1340s, the pope, Clement VI, was seated in the French city of Avignon instead of Rome, and Rome had fallen hard from its previous glory.
THE South of France will be a little nearer from Saturday with a new super-fast rail service whisking holidaymakers from London to Avignon in a little over six hours.
It now takes just over six hours to travel 715 miles from London to Avignon in the very heart of Provence.
Much of the debate at Paris centered, not surprisingly, on the pope at Avignon and appropriate French policy.
There are three new stations on the TGV Mediterranee network: Valence, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence; and accompanied by the head of the architectural team, Jean-Marie Duthilleul, and his assistant, Etienne Tricaud, we visited all three on a 12-hour round trip from Paris (which, it goes without saying, also encompassed an excellent and leisurely lunch).
HIVERNALES DANCE FESTIVAL AVIGNON, FRANCE FEBRUARY 19-27, 2000
Between May 27 and October 1, Avignon, Europe's City of Culture 2000, will host a spectacular, citywide show, "La beaute.
All roads will lead to Avignon when the Tartan Army pack their flags and head there, hopes high, for the World Cup spectacular.
Contract notice: Servicing and maintenance of anti-intrusion and video buildings and schools in the city of avignon alarms.
IF you're in Avignon don't miss a trip to Arles - it's 20 minutes away on a regional train.
EUROSTAR, the high-speed train service that links the UK, France and Belgium, has launched a weekly direct service to Avignon in the heart of Provence.