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Come to Avignon

Avignon-Caumont Airport

www.avignon.aeroport.fr
Tel. + 33 (0)4 90 81 51 51

Marseille - Provence Airport

www.marseille.aeroport.fr
Tel. + 33 (0)4 42 14 14 14

Nîmes/Arles/Camargue Airport

www.nimes.aeroport.fr
Tel. + 33 (0)4 66 70 49 49

Railway information / SNCF

Information and reservations oui.sncf

  • Gare Avignon Centre (Center railway station)
    Downtown Avignon Phone: 3635 (Seven days a week, 07.00-22.00 only cost of your call)

    www.gares-sncf.com/avignon-centre

  • Gare Avignon TGV: 15 minutes away from downtown by car or 6 minutes away by train named “virgule”. Train ticket costs €1.60. Schedule : roughly every 30 minutes, check www.oui.sncf for more information

    You may also connect to Avignon TGV by bus (20-minutes ride, line 10, every 15 minutes, €1.40. Check www.orizo.fr for exact schedule)

    Phone: 3635 (Seven days a week, 07.00-22.00 only cost of your call)

    www.gares-sncf.com/avignon-tgv

  • From A7 Highway :
    - From Lyon, take way-out Avignon Nord n°23, then follow RN7 to Avignon Centre
    - From Marseille, take way-out Avignon Sud n°24, then follow suivre RN7 to Avignon Centre

  • From A9 Highway : take way-out Avignon n°22, then follow RN100

Taxi

Taxis Avignon 24h/24 : + 33 (0)4 90 82 20 20
Taxis Villeneuvois : +33 (0)4 90 25 88 88

Caution : In July, car access to Avginon downtown is forbidden from 12pm to 2am.

Parkings

Free parkings

linked to downtow with free shuttles : Orizo

  • Parking de l'île Piot

  • Parking des Italiens 

  • Parking Courtine

  • Amandier

Toll parkings

  • Parking Indigo

  • Parking Palais des papes

  • Parking Jean-Jaurès

  • Parking Mérindol

  • Parking de l'Oratoire

  • Parking des Halles

See the parkigns lots on the map

Coach station

5 avenue Monclar
Tel. +33 (0)4 90 82 07 35
International lines to Spain, Morocco, London, Praha, Brussels and Italy.

Orizo

tcra.fr / + 33 (0)4 32 74 18 32 
1,40€ one way ticket / Day Ticket 3,50€ /  10 tickets : 21€
16 cities :Avignon, Caumont-sur-Durance, Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Jonquerettes, Le Pontet, Les Angles, Morières-lès-Avignon, Pujaut, Rochefort-du-Gard, Roquemaure, Sauveterre, Saze, Saint-Saturnin-lès-Avignon, Vedène, Velleron, Villeneuve lez Avignon.

TransVaucluse

maregionsud.fr / pacamobilite.fr or at the Avignon coach station
To come to Avignon: 2.60€ per ticket with the Vaucluse public transport network by bus (reduce price for 10 tickets). 
Departure from: Orange, Carpentras, Monteux, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Cavaillon, Apt.

Accommodation

Finding somewhere to stay in Avignon can be a challenge, especially inside the city walls and between the 10th and 20th of July . Try and book as early as possible. 

You can find a lot of information on the Tourist Office website ot-avignon.fr or by contacting them via the homepage.

HOTELS, CAMPING SITES AND OTHER LODGINGS

The website of the Avignon Tourist Office (Office de Tourisme d'Avignon): www.ot-avignon.fr as well as the Official Tourism website of the Vaucluse district: provenceguide.com