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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Would you stay in Avignon

We will be in Provence late June. Would you recommend staying in Avignon or near and going for the day? Any suggestions where to stay?

Lake Oswego, Oregon
12 posts
11. Re: Would you stay in Avignon

Where would you recommend we stay. Town or even recommendation of accommodations?

Thank You

Vancouver, Canada
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12. Re: Would you stay in Avignon

I like L'Isle sur la Sorgue as a base and if you are into photography....The Thursday and (particularly) the Sunday Market there presents some great photography opportunities...have a look at some fotos here.


Sydney, Australia
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13. Re: Would you stay in Avignon

Personally I love L'Isle sur la Sorgue (fantastic for photos with its waterwheels, canals and market) and we will probably return there next year. Uzes is also a lovely place to stay, just into Languedoc-Roussillion. Last trip we stayed further north at the small village of Sablet but it proved to be maybe a bit too small, though very suitable as a base for exploring places such as Mt Ventoux and Gigondas.

…blogspot.com.au/2011/05/encore-provence-par… and following pages

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14. Re: Would you stay in Avignon

My favourite is St Remy if you want smallish but touristy, Apt if you want less touristy or Arles if you want bigger.

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15. Re: Would you stay in Avignon

I would stay in a smaller town and visit Avignon. From a smaller town you can easily get in and out and when I'm on vacation I don't prefer cities (except for Paris Nice or Aix:)

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17. Re: Would you stay in Avignon

I love Avignon but driving and parking in the city in summer time is a nightmare.

I love St Remy for the fact that it is closeby to Avignon, Luberon, Camargue, pont du Gard, Arles and many other destination.

And if you love photo, dont forget to pop in Lacoste where the Savannah college of Art has a big base and where you might get to see photo exhibition....

Shame you're not coming during the Arles photo festival starting in July...

For more info about the st remy region, you may check this nice blog


hope that will help.

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