About Holiday Velvet
Holiday Velvet specialises in online booking of Provence holiday accommodation in different locations including Avignon.
We pride ourselves on the easiness of our booking system and after-sales experience. Find a Provence apartment or villa you like, if it shows available for your travel dates click "book now", pay a down payment to reserve and... that's it!
Now you'll be presented with an online booking confirmation that you will be able to save using a barcode reader on your phone or share with your friends on Facebook.
We also offer travel insurance and in some destinations a car pick up to take you to your Provence accommodation.
Choose a holiday apartment in Provence AvignonAvignon, a historically famous city in Provence, is undoubtedly one of the loveliest in southeastern France. It is otherwise known as the 'City of Popes' because of its involvement in the Catholic Schism from 1309 to 1423. Avignon has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved historical and cultural sites and edifices.
Entertainment in Avignon
Avignon accommodation is a must-try for tourists who are looking for holiday apartments in Provence. This city boasts of picturesque scenery and remarkable buildings such as the place of the Popes, which is the largest Gothic building in the world. Other prominent structures in Avignon include the Notre Dame Des Doms and the ruins of Le Pont Saint-Benezet. Apart from its medieval buildings, Avignon is also famous for its annual theater festival held every July. This great merrymaking event is attended by thousands of artists, performers, and of course, tourists.
Restaurants in Avignon
Restaurants that offer gastronomic pleasures abound Avignon and luckily, most of these are located near Avignon apartments. The Restaurant Christiano Etienne, which is founded by the famous Provence chef, is a perfect spot for tourists who are seeking for a high-class dining experience. They offer traditional French cuisine and excellent vegetarian dishes. For budget travellers, Le Jardin Des Frenes is a nice restaurant that serves traditional French cuisine as well as good Mediterranean dishes.
Go Back in Time
Avignon served as the residence of Catholic popes during the Catholic Schism of the medieval period. During this time, the Palace of the Popes were built and The Ramparts were erected to protect the building from invaders. However, even before this controversy, Avignon has been an important place for trade and commerce because of its strategic location between the two rivers Rhone and Durance.
Renting Avignon Apartments
Avignon is a place where tourists can enjoy and relive the medieval times with its buildings that exhibit wonderful Gothic architecture. Strolling in the lovely city of Avignon is very pleasurable and relaxing. Avignon apartments abound the area and these are very great alternatives to the expensive hotels elsewhere in France.
The theatre festival in Avignon, Franc...
The city of Avignon is in Provence in the South of France and has a population of 90,000 in the central areas an...
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