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Avignon Travel Guide - Car Rental 8 France

  1. 1. Avignon Overview Hotels Avignon Avignon is known as the city of the popes and a major artistic center of France. The best time to visit Avignon is during July though, The hotels in Avignon have been grouped into four different pricing categories: City Guide when the Avignon Theatre Festival gets into full swing. Avignon is located in Southern Category 4 Category 3 – – Over €180 From €140 to €180 France, at the river Rhone. Avignon has a Category 2 – From €100 to €130 temperate climate. Category 1 – Up to €100 Statistics: Location: Department of the Vaucluse, Restaurants Provence region, southern France International Dialing code: 33 Time zone: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last The restaurants in Avignon have been grouped Sunday in March to last Sunday in October) into four different pricing categories: Average temperatures (January): 6°C (43°F) Average temperatures (July): 25°C (77°F) Category 4 – Over €100 Official Language: French Category 3 – From €70 to €100 Category 2 – From €40 to €70 Category 1 – Up to €40 Currency: The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in Avignon, France. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels. Major credit cards are widely accepted. 1.00 GBP = 1.13 EUR 1.00 USD = 0.69 EUR Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only. C Your Avignon City Emergency Contacts: ar Rental 8 Guide experts Police: 17 - free call Fire service : 18 – free call http://www.carrental8france.com/ Ambulance - SAMU : 15 – free call WE MAKE YOU GO ROUND THE WORLD HTTP://CARRENTAL8FRANCE.COM
  2. 2. Attractions Weather • Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) NIGHTLIFE The lively nightspots are situated around place de l'Horloge, place du Palais, trendy rue Carnot and place des Corps-Saints and all become frenetic during the Avignon Festival. Licensing hours are not strict in France and bars stay open quite late, some past midnight, while some clubs are open well into the small hours. Dress codes and admission requirements to clubs are not an issue in Avignon, where smart-casual rules the day. • Musée du Petit Palais (Little Palace Museum) SHOPPING Avignon is an ideal town for buying presents. The main shopping street is rue de la République, which is home to Monoprix department store, FNAC and others. Chic boutiques line rue Joseph-Vernet, which runs east off rue de la République, opposite the main tourist office. Rue St Agricol is lined with various little boutiques, including • Pont St Bénezet (St Bénezet Bridge) designer outlets Christian Lacroix Boutique at number 10 and Donna at number 35. The pedestrianised area (rue des Fourbisseurs, rue des Marchands, rue du Vieux Sextier and rue de la Bonneterie) allows for a leisurely, traffic-free shopping experience. HTTP://CARRENTAL8FRANCE.COM