"AVIGNON AND ORANGE" Avignon by LoriPori
Avignon Travel Guide: 505 reviews and 1,483 photos
Hans, Wim and I visited AVIGNON and ORANGE September 25, 2000. We found both places to be enchanting and rich in history.
AVIGNON located in Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur, is a charming city in the southeastern part of France on the Rhone River. It is a very ancient city and was part of the Roman Empire more than two thousand years ago.
Orange has a well-preserved Roman Theatre, with a prominant statue of Augustus, that is still used for concerts during the summer festival.
The world's best preserved THEATRE OF ANTIQUITY is located in Orange. The Roman theatre of Orange, constructed at the... more travel advice
From 1309 to 1377 Avignon was the home of the Popes, the heads of the Roman Catholic Church. The Palace of the Popes "LE... more travel advice
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