Holiday Villas in Avignon
Large chateau for those who want absolute peace and tranquilityAvignon - St. Paul le Jeune
This chateau is ideal for those who want a quiet and relaxing getaway. Comfortably sleeping 20 in 11 luxury bedrooms, you can experience the true French rural life at its best.Price per week: £4809-£6450Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 11Pool: YesRef: CHA1894
A contemporary, architectural designed luxury villaAvignon - Carpentras
This contemporary, architectural designed villa provides guests with ultimate luxury. Situated within 3km of the charming village of Pernes les Fontaines, this villa is perfect place for large get-togethers with its covered terraces and pool house equipped with bar.Price per week: £5560-£10800Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: VIL2691
Great family holiday villa surrounded by vineyards.Avignon - Orange
Set among extensive fields and wooded hills this is a delightful Provencal-style villa with pool situated on the edge of the village of Gigondas, well known for its vineyards and wine. The villa with pool is well equipped and an ideal holiday home in a good location for exploring.Price per week: £1790-£2290Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: GIG2014
Wonderful Provencal House with private poolAvignon - Carpentras
A wonderful, 18th century Provence France Mas, lovingly restored to the highest standards and set in a walled garden on the edge of the bustling village of Pernes les Fontaines. Private pool, sleeps 8.Price per week: £4005-£4665Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LES2659
This excellent Luberon family holiday villa is surrounded by lavender fields, almond and cherry orchards, and boasts a large pool and superb rural views. It is a tastefully furnished home with original artwork and sculptures created by the artist owner.Price per week: £5275-£5915Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: LEM2311
Exclusive Provencal restored farmhouse with pool and parkland.Avignon - Avignon
Surrounded by almost ten acres of secluded grounds, with striking views over Mont Ventoux and the Comtat Venais countryside, this beautiful 18th century stone farmhouse has been restored to the highest standard and is only two miles away from charming Pernes-les Fontaines.Price per week: £4585-£8560Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: FOR2049
Fascinating, large, old house with secluded pool.Avignon - Montelimar
Fascinating large old house & garden with great history. The property, nestled at the start of the Upper Ardeche gorge, consists of two substantial wings linked by a 20 metre long Hall on the upper floor with galleried mezzanines and a covered balcony. An excellent centre for outdoor activitiesPrice per week: £3055-£4978Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: MAS1929
Family country cottage ideal for bike rides & walks.Avignon - Gordes
This charming period cottage, nestled in the heart of Provence near Gordes, boasts magnificent views of the surrounding hills & countryside & offers wonderful opportunities for bike rides and walks in the Luberon region. Good food, excellent wines & plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities.Price per week: £2885-£5330Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: FLE2013
Sophisticated country home, full of authentic charm, nestled in the heart of ProvenceAvignon - Sauveterre
Full of character and authentic charm, this sophisticated country home is nestled in the heart of Provence, only a five minute walk from the village of Sauveterre and just a few miles from Avignon, Orange and the Pont-du-Gard.Price per week: £3360-£4885Sleeps: 9Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: DOU2929
Attractive villa with exceptionally large pool.Avignon - Mirabeau
Attractive villa with exceptionally large pool set in a hamlet at the heart of the beautiful Luberon countryside. A wrap-around balcony makes a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the scenery. Spacious grounds and views over the Luberon contribute to making this an ideal base for a relaxing holiday.Price per week: £2685-£4665Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL2033
Avignon is the capital of the Vaucluse department in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote D’Azur in the South of France. With an international airport and direct access from the United Kingdom via the Eurostar train service, Avignon is a popular travel destination to start your Provence and South of France holiday.
Avignon is a fine medieval walled city with massive ramparts which enclose the whole of the old city on the left bank of the Rhone river. It has a long tradition of art and culture and is famous for the Palais des Papes, which dominates the central square and was home to the popes, who moved from Rome in the 13th Century, with the city only becoming part of France again at the end of the 17th Century.
Another popular attraction, immortalised in the famous nursery rhyme, is the Pont St Benezet (Le Pont d’Avignon) the narrow cobbled medieval bridge on the outskirts of the old city, which spans some of the Rhone river, with only a few supporting arches remaining, due to floods in the 17th Century.
For those interested in art The Fondation Angladon Dubrujeaud on rue Laboureur, is a privately-owned art gallery with some treasures of 20th Century art, including works by Picasso and Cezanne.
You will find the best shopping along rue de la Republique, which starts at the outer medieval wall opposite the city train station and runs all the way to the place de l’Horloge where you can relax over a café or enjoy lunch while you watch the world go by in this busy bustling square.
Driving within the old city is a challenge as the streets are extremely narrow with very few opportunities to park.