Mercure Avignon Cite des Papes

1 rue Jean Vilar, Avignon, Provence, 84000, France | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Avignon

The walled City

A travel blog entry by judy59


So we left Nice behind us and head out to Avignon. But before that we visited an Olive Farm. This place was supposedly putting on a picnic for us, well what a picnic. Tables set out, drinks, and food nearly all afternoon. We spend a leisurely time there and really enjoyed it. They also walked us through the grove and explained what happened and …

Trip on the TGV

A travel blog entry by techboy10

I'm in Avignon, in a lovely old hotel inside the walled town. I had an interesting experience on the TGV coming over from Nice today. Stupidly, I managed to sit at the correct seat number, but in the wrong carriage. Well, I was booted out of my seat part-way along the journey. You aren't supposed to make the same mistake twice; but I think I've done this before! Cathie, ...

Day trip to Arles

A travel blog entry by braeoz


... the van Gogh tour, as he actually spent some time here and completed several of his works of art.

This is an interesting little tour and worth doing if you have the time, and definitely if you're a fan of van Gogh.

We arrived just after midday and just missed the farmers markets near the Tourist Information ...

Crocodiles and palm trees

A travel blog entry by braeoz


... it was the weekend and very soon after New Year's Day.

I missed out on seeing the Gardens and the Castle as I arrived late and they'd already done it.

From here we also did a half-day trip to Arles - see next entry.
There are other smaller villages around to do day trips to/from, such as Avignon.
Marseilles and Montpelier are also 2-3 hours away by train.

A week in Provence!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree


... it now has just 4! It was built in 1185 and almost completely destroyed in 1226 during a siege. That must have been pretty disheartening. Nevertheless, it was completely rebuilt, only to be swept away on numerous occasions by floods (aha, loudspeakers making sense now!). In the end, they strengthened the first four arches and now you have a bridge to nowhere!

So how did it end up in a nursery rhyme...well, in the olden days when it ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 1 rue Jean Vilar, Avignon, is near Rocher des Doms, Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers), Rue de la Republique, and Musee du Petit Palais.
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