The city of Avignon was built around ramparts on the right bank of the Rhône and North of the Durance river.
The residents of Avignon live in the most populated area of Vaucluse (84), making their city the administrative centre of the region.
The city of Avignon is one of the rare French cities to have protected its historical centre as well as its ramparts, which has earned it a place in UNESCO World Heritage.
The Palais des Papes
How to speak of Avignon without mentioning the Palais des Papes?
Indeed, the city of Avignon boasts an international renown, thanks in part to its magnificent Palais des Papes; a building listed as a World Humanity Heritage Site.