Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Avignon

Take a vacation to Avignon and enjoy the area's history, museums and festivals. This city's cafés, sightseeing and local tours draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Place de l'Horloge and Palais des Papes. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Avignon

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Avignon a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Piratland (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Epicurium (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Grand Avignon Golf (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Chateaublanc Golf (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Domaine de la Mordoree (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Chateau Fortia (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Avignon

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Avignon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rocher des Doms (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Barthelasse Island (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Epicurium (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Alpilles (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Fontaine-de-Vaucluse Springs (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Le Jardin Des Oules (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Avignon

Fly into Avignon (AVN-Caumont), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Nimes (FNI-Garons), which is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Avignon Central Station, Avignon Sud Station and Avignon TGV Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Avignon?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,779 house rentals around Avignon. From 1,840 Houses to 555 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Avignon is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Avignon?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Avignon:

  • Avignon City Centre: 425 vacation rentals
  • Montfavet: 60 vacation rentals
  • Raphèle les Arles: 20 vacation rentals
  • Les Hauts de Villeneuve: 90 vacation rentals
  • Arles City Centre: 222 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Avignon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Avignon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Avignon (XZN-Avignon TGV Train Station): 6,094 home rentals
  • Avignon Cathedral: 5,929 home rentals
  • Pont d'Avignon: 5,958 home rentals
  • Palais des Papes: 5,933 home rentals
  • Avignon Ferris Wheel: 5,931 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Avignon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Avignon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,840 Houses in Avignon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Avignon include:

  • Villas: 555 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 782 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 230 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Avignon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,401 vacation homes with pool available in Avignon.

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