Bambous en Provence : un exemple de développement durable. Le jardin Bambous en Provence est installé sur 5,5 hectares. Ce jardin a été construit à partir d’anciens sujets de bambous prélevés sur un ancien terrain trop petit et complété par de nombreuses autres espèces.
La basílica [de] San Pedro de Aviñón (en francés, basilique Saint-Pierre d'Avignon) es una iglesia gótica en Aviñón en la plaza de Saint-Pierre. Construida en el sitio de una primera construcción del siglo VII, su reconstrucción actual comenzó en 1358 y se finalizó en 1524.
The Penitents of Avignon. The Brotherhood of Penitents enjoyed significant expansion in the south of France, particularly in Avignon. In 1815, the brotherhood regained possession of the chapel. Owned by the city since 1973, the Chapel of the Black Penitents has been dedicated to traditional Catholic worship since 1983.
An excellent starting point for exploring Provence, the historic city of Avignon awes visitors with its stunning papal palace. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Palais de Papes was the residence of seven Popes from 1309 to 1377 and is a testimony to the wealth and power of Christendom during the Middle Ages.
La chartreuse Notre-Dame-du-Val-de-Bénédiction est une ancienne chartreuse datant du Moyen Âge, située à Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, dans le département du Gard en région Occitanie. La chartreuse fait l'objet d'un classement au titre des Monuments historiques, notamment celui de la liste de 1862. C'est aujourd'hui un édifice à vocation culturelle.
Grotte de Thouzon - Thouzon Cave The cave at Thouzon is a dramatic one – you walk 230 metres into the rock in a big corridor made by an underground river, with stalactites and stalagmites all around, and those ones where the two have met and if you tap them they play different notes.
The Durance, close to Avignon The Durance, close to Cavaillon The valley narrows for a few kilometres until the water gap at Mirabeau, at a depth of 200 metres (660 ft), then widens again into an even broader plain until the confluence with the Rhône south of Avignon.
Remparts d'Avignon avec créneaux et machicoulis Description des remparts d'Avignon La totalité de son périmètre est de 4.330 mètres, délimitant une surface de 151 hectares 71 ares, trois fois et demi supérieure à la superficie que limitait l'ancien rempart.
Montfavet is a district of the city of Avignon in the Vaucluse in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. In southern France, the district is well known for the psychiatric hospital, "Centre Hospitalier Montfavet Avignon" located Montdevergues. Sculptor Camille Claudel was a patient in this hospital for thirty years.
Things to do in Avignon – Visit the Musée Calvet 20 Oct ’17 Established in 1811 by imperial decree (of Napoleon Bonaparte) at the bequest of local physician and collector Esprit Calvet – who bequeathed his private collection of art and antiquities to the city of Avignon – the Musée Calvet is a museum worth visiting.
The Musée du Petit Palais is a museum and art gallery in Avignon, southern France. It opened in 1976 and has an exceptional collection of Renaissance paintings of the Avignon school as well as from Italy, which reunites many "primitives" from the collection of Giampietro Campana. It is housed in a 14th-century building at the north side of the square overlooked by the Palais des Papes.
The Musée Lapidaire presents an impressive collection of Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, Roman and early Christian sculptures as well as common and household items (Greek urns, terracotta, bronzes, jewellery...) and many objects used in funerary rituals.
Open all year except Mondays and in January, see details below This Museum, in a former Cardinal's palace which was renovated in 1664, holds exclusively works from the monasteries in Villeneuve-les-Avignon, including from the Charterhouse Monastery and Saint-André Abbey, which were deconsecrated during the French Revolution.
Requien Museum in Avignon Three floors with a total of 1.200 square meters reveal the world of natural history and management of its richess... The collections have not ceased to be enriched since Esprit Requien founded the museum.
The Palais des Papes (English: Papal palace, lo Palais dei Papas in Occitan) is a historical palace located in Avignon, southern France. It is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Once a fortress and palace, the papal residence was the seat of Western Christianity during the 14th century.
The Palais du Roure, or Hotel de Baroncelli, dates from the 15th century and is one of the most beautiful former town residences in Avignon. At the beginning of the century it hosted the active club of the Felibrige movement, a revival of Provencal literary culture.
The Place de l'Horloge (Clock Tower Square) is the main square and heart of Avignon France. Buildings located on the square include Avignon's 19th century city hall and opera. Ironically, the famous clock, after which the square is named, is barely visible from Place de l'Horloge.
The Pont Saint-Bénézet (French pronunciation: [pɔ̃ sɛ̃ benezɛ]; Provençal: Pònt de Sant Beneset), also known as the Pont d'Avignon (IPA: [pɔ̃ daviɲɔ̃]), is a famous medieval bridge in the town of Avignon, in southern France. A bridge spanning the Rhône between Villeneuve-lès-Avignon and Avignon was built between 1177 and 1185.
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A gentle five-minute stroll up a small hill, the Rocher des Doms offers a welcome refuge from Avignon's heat and bustle on a summer's day and panoramic vistas of the surrounding countryside. Click here to book a hotel in Avignon Avignon was born here. The vantage-point afforded by the rocky outcrop ...
The Synagogue dates back to the 19th century. The Jewish community has been part of Avignon for several centuries. The former Jewish quarter, known as the "ghetto" was located where the "Balance" quartier lies currently - north of the Place de l'Horloge.
The museum is named after Theodore Aubanel who was very celebrated in his own field. Theodore Aubanel was the brother of Charles and Joseph and was born in Avignon in 1829 AD. His birth place no longer exists with the opening of the rue de la Republique .
Distance from Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France to Avignon, France is 169Miles or 272 Km. You can get this distance about 3 hours 1 min. If you want to planning travel with plane for 128 Miles or 206 Km, You can get this distance about 46 mins .
Réalisé à la demande du pape Urbain V au XIVe siècle à l'arrière du Palais des Papes, il est maintenant un jardin public. Ancien haut lieu du Festival d'Avignon à l'époque de Jean Vilar, il accueille encore de temps en temps des concerts et autres manifestations culturelles.