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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the more active part of Avignon, cafeterias and restaurants aplenty but very limited parking in a very windy place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anglosearcher
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The Place de l’Horologe is undoubtedly the hub of the city. It is a meeting place and a venue of reference where the in-crowd of Avignon congregate, apart from the imposing state buildings, it is lined with dining places, souvenir shops and leads to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray V
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Place de l'Horloge was Avignon's Market Square in medieval times. It is very close to Rue de la Republique and the Palace of the Popes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindy P
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Part of the walking tour with the guide provided by the ship. Plenty of good information and gently paced walk

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FireTim44
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Features Hotel de Ville, beautiful merry-go-round, many restaurants, hotels, outdoor vendors, artists, entertainment. On the way to Palais Des Papes, major touring spot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori S
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Main square in Avignon —full of restaurants that are good for a late afternoon drink, but we were warned by the concierge of our hotel not to eat in any of them. We didn’t.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LindaReston_VA
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

If one visits the Palais des Papes and wants to go to the tourist office it is not easy to miss this place. I am not sure about its historic importance but I will definitely not sit to eat in one of the tourist traps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Yoramshap
Reviewed September 24, 2018

a very good range of authentically French eateries with good menus from 15E for 3 courses. Lovely live serenade in the evening as well!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2017Veronica
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This really feels like the heart of Avignon , it’s certainly where most people end up. Cafes and shops galore... merry go round too. Very vibrant at night

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenm642
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a very lively square and the heart of the city. An excellent venue for people watching with plenty of open air restaurants or just for a pre dinner drink. There always seems to be some sort of entertainment going on as well as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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