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Where to go Avignon
Where to go in Avignon, where to go in France and visit the best places.

Where to go in Avignon, France and visit the best places in Avignon. Get inspired by attractive ideas and find tips here.

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Tip 1: Pope's Palace: built seven centuries ago for the Pope and is the biggest Gothic palace in the world. You can see 25 rooms, the courtyard, cloister, reception halls, chapels and private papal apartments.
Tip 2: Calvet museum: founded by renowned collector Esprit Calvet in 1810. There is a wide collection of 17th and 18th century paintings and 14th and 15th century wrought iron works. You can see archaeological to Beaux Arts , as well as decorative and ethnic art.
Tip 3: Musee d'Art Contemporain: a unique art museum with more than 350 exhibits of contemporary art. The collection is a testimony of the great art movement of modern times, minimal art, conceptual art, land from the 1960s to 70s etc.
Tip 4: Musee du Petit Palais: the residence for the Popes before Benedict XII constructed the Pope Palace. A museum of Art of the Middle Ages with a major part of the collection of Marquis de Campana which are dedicated to early Italian artists, works and sculptures from the Provencal school of the 15th century.
Tip 5: Opera d'Avignon: Here the night is always young with traditional masterpieces composed by some of the greatest composers of all times, you can visit operas, operettas and symphonic and chamber music concerts, as well as theatre and ballet.
Tip 6: Nightlife Avignon: Nightspots and nightclubs are located around places like l'Horloge, du Palais, rue Carnot and des Corps-Saints in Avignon. These can be called the happening and trendy localizations The bars and pubs are open till late.
Tip 7: Pont du Gard: Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct that dates to the first century BC and was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site as early as 1985. The bridge is 49m high and 274m long and if you are there it is the perfect way to cool off on a hot day.
Tip 8: Drama productions: during the summer Avignon has a lot of drama productions. You will see parades through the streets, you will hear music, drumming and see people in costumes parade down the street handing out flyers an telling people about their performance that evening.
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