Avignon festival


Le Festival d'Avignon has been created in 1947 and has become one of the most important international events of the contemporary living show. Every year in July, the magnificient city of Avignon becomes a city-theater transforming its historicaland cultural sites in various places of astonishing and prodigious representation, it gathers tens of thousands of theater lovers of all kinds and for all ages with more than 130 000 entries.

The theater is the main activity of the festival but the visitors will also be satisfied to attend about forty musical works, dances and also plastics arts.

Each evening of the festival, there is one or more « firsts » that make the beautiful city of Avignon a place of creation and adventure for both those who perform for shows and those who attend.


Accommodation nearby

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Hôtel d'Europe

  • Avignon
  • 04 90 14 76 76
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Ternelia Les Blachas

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  • 04 5 0 66 6 5 17
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Avignon is one of the largest cities of Provence located in the south of France. It is the major city of the Vaucluse department and is situated on the banks of the Rhône River. Around 200,000 people live in ...