The Center Hospitalier d’Avignon is the support establishment of the Groupement Hospitalier de Territoire (GHT) de Vaucluse. The Avignon Hospital Center is organized in: 8 clinical centers 3 medico-technical centers 2 medico-administrative centers 1 management pole.
The Lapidary Museum is a lapidarium-museum in Avignon, France. It has housed the classical Greek, Etruscan, Roman and Gallo-Roman sculptures and objects of the Calvet Museum since the 1980s. As well as Etruria, classical Greece and Rome and the Gallo-Roman era, the collections cover Gallic and Early Christian art. The highlight of the prehistoric collections is the ‘Lauris-Puyvert Stela’ in ologenic limestone. The Greek, Roman, Etruscan […]
The Palais des Papes is a historical palace located in Avignon, Southern France. It is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Once a fortress and palace, the papal residence was the seat of Western Christianity during the 14th century.
The Pont Saint-Bénézet, also known as the Pont d’Avignon, is a famous medieval bridge in the town of Avignon, in southern France. A wooden bridge spanning the Rhône between Villeneuve-lès-Avignon and Avignon was built between 1177 and 1185. This early bridge was destroyed forty years later in 1226 during the Albigensian Crusade when Louis VIII of France laid siege to Avignon. Beginning in 1234 the bridge was rebuilt with […]
Avignon is the prefecture of the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of Southeastern France. Located on the left bank of the river Rhône. Country France Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Department Vaucluse Mayor (2020–2026) Cécile Helle (PS) Area1 64.78 km2 (25.01 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 91,921 Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi) Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET) Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Geography Avignon is on the left bank of the Rhône river, a few kilometres above its confluence with […]