Organizing conferences and seminars in rooms Avignonnaises
Meeting room to organize your conference in Avignon
Why choose AVIGNON and VILLENEUVE lez AVIGNON for your next congress or your next seminar?
Avignon, the capital of Christianity in the Middle Ages which received the seat of the papacy, retains the imprint of this grandiose destiny with the Palais des Papes, the Bénézet bridge known as the “Avignon bridge”, its ramparts, dozens of churches and chapels which constitute an exceptional monumental complex classified as World Heritage by UNESCO, so many vestiges of a past rich in history which give the city a unique atmosphere.
Avignon is also a unique destination for a seminar or conference as the city has all the necessary infrastructure to turn your event into a great réusssite. With a single convention center in the historic past Palais des Papes (Plenary room and 14 rooms subcommittee to receiving 20 500 + of participants), a 1500 rooms accommodation in the immediate around the Palace (in the center of the old town) and a total of 3500 rooms in Avignon output of the city, an exhibition center.
Conference organizers and seminars not ignore, either, the town of Villeneuve-les-Avignon (on the right bank of the Rhône, facing Avignon), the Pontifical Chartreuse (monastery of the Carthusian Order) also hosts a good number of events.
Avignon is also the capital of the “Côtes du Rhône” where great wines have been developing since the Middle Ages with in particular the famous “Chateauneuf du Pape”, so Provençal gastronomy will delight participants of conferences or seminars.
How to come to AVIGNON for your congress or your seminar?
From Paris / Lyon or Marseille / Nice by: A7 (2 outputs)
From Nimes / Montpellier / Spain by: A9 (Exit Remoulins)
At the TGV Paris (2h40) Airport G. C / Marne la Vallée (3h) - Lille (3h00) - Lyon (1h) - Marseille (30mn)
A central station TER - Intercity and TGV from Paris (3 h). TER for the airport of Marseille-Provence
Airport Avignon / Caumont at 8 km from the center of Avignon.
Warning many seasonal flights (ask) - charter and private flights.
Airport Nimes-Arles-Camargue (bus) 40 mn
Marseille-Provence 45 minutes by car or train connections to Avignon Centre
Activities you can do in Avignon and Villeneuve lez Avignon at your seminar ...
Avignon and Villeneuve lez Avignon offer an important choice of cultural outings and walks among which the discovery of the religious heritage occupies a preponderant place. We will visit the Palace of the Popes which was the Residence of the sovereign pontiffs in the XNUMXth century and remains the largest Gothic palace in the world. The XNUMXth century Pont Bénézet (or the song's “Pont d'Avignon”) as well as the twenty or so churches, cloisters and chapels. Chartreuse and the homes of Villeneuve Lez Avignon cardinals with his Fort St André and ramparts overlooking the Rhone.
Every year Avignon hosts numerous shows and exhibitions in all the historical places of the city. But in July, the contemporary theatrical art festival attracts thousands of visitors from around the world with shows at the Palais des Papes, in churches and cloisters and chapels and in the street day and night. During the Festival, we meet in the streets of Avignon the greatest comedians of the moment or you appreciate those of tomorrow.
If you go a few km you will enter the “Côtes du Rhône” vineyard and you will taste the great wines of the region; Châteauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, Beaumes les venise etc ...
Heading south, you will reach the Camargue and its ponds with exceptional flora and fauna. You will ride with "the herdsmen" and visit the herdsmen and attend the ferrades and Camargue evenings.
o On the docks of Avignon more restaurant boats offer dinner walks on the Rhône
o Le canoeing also occupies an important place on the banks of the Rhone.
o Ten golf surrounds the city with the most beautiful golf Provence.