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Villeneuve les Avignon
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Villeneuve les Avignon

Villeneuve les Avignon
Villeneuve les Avignon
Administrative center of the canton
Population :: 11791
Market :: Thursday and Saturnday mornings
Town festival :: July 28,29,30,31
Town hall :: 04 90 27 49 49
   
 
The charming village of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, the residence of cardinals during the 14th century, presents visitors with a heritage that is rich in monuments and history. Located at the point where Provence, the Cévennes, la Camargue and Languedoc Roussillon meet, Villeneuve hosts performances, festivals, and markets all year round for your enjoyment.
 
shops all shops and various types of accommodations.
heritage Villeneuve les AvignonLe Fort St. André: The 14th-century enclosure was built to protect the Benedictine abbey and the town of St. André. The Tower of Philippe le Bel is the only part that remains of the defensive keep (13th-14th centuries).
Les cardinal's palaces: luxurious residences built in the 14th century by the popes, the cardinals, and the prelates of the papal court.
The collegiate church of Notre Dame was built in the 14th century by Cardinal Arnaud de Vià.
The municipal museum of Pierre de Luxembourg displays masterpieces from medieval Europe.
The Abbey of St. André is situated within the walls of the St. André Fort. It was constructed in the early 11th century.
The Carthusian monastery of the Val de Bénédiction: an enormous church surrounded by three cloisters; it is one of the largest Carthusian houses in Europe.
The chapel of the Pénitents Gris.
The chapel of Notre-Dame des 7 Douleurs.
local products Agriculture, Elevage, Pélardons.