Holiday Villas in Avignon

  • 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-£2290
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: GIG2014
  • Beautiful chateau with a private pool in a magnificent setting. Recently renovated throughout, with eight bedrooms, six bathrooms and vast living spaces indoors and out, this is the perfect place for family and friends to share a memorable holiday, enjoy time together and explore the area.

    Price per week: £6320-£9481
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2374
  • A very elegant French villa located in the heart of a picturesque Provencal village in the Luberon National Park, the property offers a delightful walled garden with lawn, private pool and sheltered dining terrace. Arched and beamed ceilings add to the character & give it a wonderful ambience.

    Price per week: £4005-£5270
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2054
  • An exclusive, contemporary villa with private pool and panoramic 360 degree views situated on top of a rocky outcrop on the outskirts of the roman village of Venasque. Arguably one of the prettiest villages in Provence."

    Price per week: £4945-£9280
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2684
  • This is a wonderful old 18th century farmhouse, lovingly restored, with chic furnishings and situated between the bustling town of Apt and the delightful village of Saignon, with superb views of the Luberon National Park. This villa is ideal for 2 families sharing.

    Price per week: £2290-£3740
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 5
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2044
  • Encircled by a small secluded garden, private pool and terrace, this attractive mas has been built to the highest standard for comfortable, luxury living in the heart of Provence, less than 2 miles away from the market town of Pernes-les-Fontaines & in proximity of the Grand Luberon Park.

    Price per week: £3225-£6290
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2041
  • 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 activities

    Price per week: £3055-£4978
    Sleeps: 16
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAS1929
  • 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-£4665
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LES2659
  • 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-£10800
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2691
  • A small villa beautifully decorated in contemporary style with a private plunge pool, close to Pernes-Les-Fontaines.

    Price per week: £4630-£6800
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2677

Avignon


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.