The theatre festival held in July cannot be surpassed for thespian entertainment in the most beautiful settings.
Watch a play on a balmy provincial afternoon, followed by food and wine which elsewhere pales in comparison.
The charm of Avignon is in the atmosphere and no words can do it justice - you must feel it for yourself.
Time your visit for September and after spending a few hours in Avignon step back in time and take the short train trip to Arles which takes you through a magical landscape formed by Les Alpilles.
Experience an unforgettable sight as you approach this enchanting ancient Roman town with a stunning view of the roman bridge over the Rhone.
Wander along the banks of the river to the Place de Forum where you can sit in the Cafe van Gogh shaded by plane trees and savour a grand paella which is cooked in giant pans to celebrate the annual rice festival.
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