Car Hire Avignon High Speed Train Station
Address & Contact DetailsGare Tgv Mediterranee, Place De L Europe, Avignon, 84000. Tel: 0820611648
|Tuesday||07:30 - 22:00|
|Wednesday||07:30 - 22:00|
|Thursday||07:30 - 22:00|
|Friday||07:30 - 22:00|
|Saturday||08:00 - 21:00|
|Sunday||09:00 - 22:00|
|Monday||07:30 - 22:00|
Find your perfect hire car at Avignon High Speed Train StationThe historic city of Avignon in Provence, southern France, has an abundance of character thanks to its numerous ancient landmarks, breathtaking waterfront and delicious culinary scene.
Besides being extremely attractive, the city also draws visitors with its intriguing heritage, which can be discovered in many of the nearby museums.
Collect your Avis hire car at Avignon High Speed Train Station and start your adventure.
Plan your journey from Avignon High Speed Train StationThe prime sights that draw attention to Avignon are the Papal Palace and its neighbouring cathedral. These medieval marvels have a dramatic impact on the skyline. Founded in the 14th century, the palace is one of the largest medieval buildings in the world. Avignon Cathedral dates back to the 12th century and boasts striking Romanesque features, such as intricate stonework and a painted domed ceiling. Avignon’s old town, where the palace and cathedral are situated, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its narrow, cobbled streets really are a pleasure to wander.
No trip to Avignon is complete without venturing down to the River Rhône, where one of the world’s most iconic medieval bridges – the Pont Saint-Bénézet – can be seen. Boat trips, cycling and general strolls along the waterfront are popular pursuits here, affording beautiful views. Also be sure to take in the city’s bustling food and flea markets.
Delve into Avignon’s culture and history through your choice of many museums. Fine art can be enjoyed at the Calvet Museum, while the Requien Museum focuses on the region’s natural history.
The ancient walls which encircle the city are also well worth walking around, while the Rocher des Doms gardens provide unbeatable views of the Rhône and the surrounding region.
All this and more awaits ... Pick up your Avis rental car to make it memorable.
Beyond Avignon High Speed Train StationFrom lavender fields and vineyards to historic sights and intriguing cities, day trips from Avignon are guaranteed to astound. Just take to the open road and drive.
Pont du Gard
A world-famous sight, the Pont du Gard is just a 30-minute drive from Avignon, nestled in the small, medieval village of Vers-Pont-du-Gard.
This amazingly well preserved Roman aqueduct bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an iconic feature of the countryside in southern France and often appears on postcards as an instantly recognisable landmark. With three tiers of stone arches, it’s also the highest structure of its kind in the world.
Famous for its Roman remnants, the city of Nîmes is around a 40-minute drive from Avignon. As an integral part of the Roman Empire, the grandeur of the city’s history (which spans two millennia) can still be appreciated today.
The most striking piece of ancient architecture is the amphitheatre, known as the Arena of Nîmes, where music festivals and shows often take place. Other sightseeing opportunities include Nîmes Cathedral, the Maison Carrée Roman temple, and the Fine Arts Museum of Nîmes.
There’s no need to compromise on what you see and do in Avignon. Your quality time is yours to enjoy as you please. Just pick up the keys from the Avignon High Speed Train Station and start your tour of the region.