Le festival d’Avignon: an event you can’t miss!

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As every year, the festival d’Avignon takes place in July. It is very well-known since it is one of the most famous and former performing arts event in France and even in the world.

The festivities last a fortnight and the Festival d'Avignon now offers about fifty shows in twenty or so scenic locations around the town, all of them filled with history.

Let yourself be impregnated by the magic of a festival where artistic creations and historic city come together to perfection...

The 2019 Edition, a festival on the following theme “The contemporary Odysseys”

The Avignon Festival 2019 is claiming a rich “theme of the genre”. The organizers have chosen the following subject "the Odyssey", broadly defined as the contemporary Odysseys, the refugees and the acceptance of the other. A subject that will highlight many LGTBQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queers) causes and performances representing questions of identity. This is the promise of a very colourful festival that will not let art lovers indifferent.

Come and immerse yourself in the theatrical world of a festival recognized worldwide, in the heart of the historic city of Avignon.

Discovering the historic city

From our aparthotel City Residence Avignon, you will easily reach all the scenic spots that the Avignon Festival has to offer.

The Courtyard of the Palais des Papes, the Cloîtres des Carmes, the FabricA, the Benoît-XII theater, the Cloître Saint-Louis or the Garden de la rue de Mons will all be accessible in a few minutes. Avignon possesses an exceptional and prestigious heritage, you will have the chance to discover places filled with history during each performance. While staying in Avignon, do not forget to discover the famous Pont d'Avignon or the Bénezet Bridge, all classified as World Heritage sites by UNESCO.

Stroll through the typical streets of the city, visit the ramparts of l'Oulle or discover the surrounding areas like the many surrounding villages, the lavender fields or the wild Camargue.

Prepare your next stay in Avignon in our hotel apartments

Looking for a hotel to stay in Avignon during the festival, the spring festival or at any other time of the year? Enjoy our best rates today by booking today in our aparthotel City Residence Avignon.

The Avignon Festival

July 4 to 23, 2019
For more information and to discover the program, go to the official website of the Festival d'Avignon.

To discover also:
Off Festival
From 1st to 30th of July 2019