Avignon, The Chiming Town

Palais des Papes, Avignon

Travel to Avignon – Things to See and Do in Avignon: Avignon’s origins can be traced to Neolithic times when the Rocher des Doms, then just a rocky outcrop high above the Rhône river, provided shelter for a Neolithic settlement. Since ancient times, Avignon’s strategic location on the Rhône has made it an attractive target […]

Église St Pierre – Avignon’s Flamboyant Church of St-Pierre

Eglise St Pierre, Avignon

Church of St-Pierre – One of the Most Beautiful Avignon Churches: With the Avignon papacy in the 14th century and seven Sovereign pontiffs having resided in Avignon, it is not surprising that this town has many cathedrals, churches and chapels. Although not a major church, one of the Avignon churches that stand out is the […]