Getting to Avignon and about

TThe guest house La Petite Saunerie is located in the historic center of Avignon (“Avignon intra-muros”). We have a fe advice on how to get her eand about. You can walk to all the main attractions, the Palais des Papes, the famous bridge Pont St Benezet, museums, theatres, restaurants. No need o take your car.

We do not have a private car park, yet, you can come to the house by car in order to leave your luggage. Please note that the historic center of Avignon (every street inside the city walls) is closed to traffic during the theatrer festival, from 1pm to 1 am. The festival takes place each year in July for three weeks. The town center is open to traffic the rest of the time.

The nearest carpark is located 3 minutes away, and it is private and costs 17€/ day. It is accessible from the outside of the city walls, so open at any time, no need to enter the city center. You will find other carparks. Please note that there is a free carpark  “Parking des Italiens”, near Porte St Lazare, just outside the city walls, with a fast shuttle bus stopping only 100 m away from our house.

The two closest airports are  Nîmes – Camargue – Cévénnes airport  : 47 km


Marseille – Provence airport 80km.


There are city buses to Villeneuve-lez-Avignon, a beautiful town situated across the River Rhône. In the Summer ther eis a bus link to le Pont du Gard, St Rémy and Les Baux de Provence.


Avignon has two train stations : Avignon-centre ville, et Avignon – TGV. You can easily visit by train nearby towns :

Arles, Nîmes : 30 minutes

L’Isle sur la Sorgues, Orange : 20 minutes


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