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  • Things to Do in Avignon, a Southern French Town

    written by erdnusskeks on 2011-02-19 #places
    Things to Do in Avignon, a Southern French Town

    I spent half a year in Avignon in Southern France in order to go to university there. I did quite a lot during this time and I'd love to show you my Avignon tips in this article. If you ever happen to be in the region of Provence and have some spare time, Avignon is definitely worth a day trip.

  • Pope’s Palace

    written by azurblue on 2008-05-09 #places
    Pope’s Palace

    In the 15th century, with the arrival of the popes, Avignon became the capital of Christianity, supplanting Rome for nearly a hundred years. To the South of the Cathedral, the Popes built an enormous fortress considered at the time as one of the most beautiful and strongest fortresses in the world.