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This comfortable and spacious one bedroom apartment is located on the 2nd walk up floor of a private building with interphone security access (and video system) in the heart of the historical center of Avignon.
You enter the apartment through a small entrance hall. The apartment has nice traditional Provencal terracotta tiles (“tomettes”).
The kitchen is between the dining room and the living room (each facing a quiet street).
The dining room has a large rectangle table, a cane sofa and an elegant fireplace.
The lounge is furnished with two sofas, a large coffee table and antique cupboards.
There are 2 windows opening onto a quiet street. An elegant wooden stair gives access to an extra living space with a double convertible sofa-bed and a TV.
The open kitchen is fully equipped with : vitro-ceramic plates, electric oven, refrigerator and freezer and washing machine. At the back of the kitchen is an extra space with a dishwasher, a microwave, and a washing machine.
The bedroom has a double bed, bedside tables and a chest of drawers. There are two windows overlooking a private courtyard.
The bathroom has a washbasin, a tub, a stall shower and a toilet.
The apartment is located a few blocks from the main street of Avignon known as Rue de la République. The train station of Avignon center is 100 meters away. Restaurants, cafés and shops are everywhere.
Avignon -also known as the Popes’ city- has a wealthy historical and artistic heritage. Its formidable stronghold Popes’ Palace overlooks the wide expanse of the Rhone River plain and the encircled city. If you want to see one of the most beautiful views of Avignon and its famous uncompleted bridge, you should go the island of Barthelasse. This large island formerly was a refuge for outlaws and deserters in the past centuries. The exceptional view over the city is best admired at sunset; many paintings and etchings have been made of it.
A wifi Internet connexion is available.
The closest expressway is the A9, exit Remoulins, 15 minutes drive away, or the A7 exit Avignon North or South. The A9 goes from the Spanish border to Orange. The A7 binds the Italian border to Lyon with connections for all major cities of the south east of France. Avignon train station is served by the TGV (Train Grande Vitesse) that goes to Paris in 2 hours and 40 minutes! The closest airport is in Avignon as well with 4 daily domestic flights from/to Paris. Most international connections are made through the international airports of Marseille-Marignane or Paris-Charles de Gaulle.