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Avignon

Getting Here and Around

The main bus station is on Avenue Monteclar (04–90–82–07–35) next to the train station. Buses run between Avignon and Arles (60 mins, €6.80 www.info-ler.fr), Carpentras (50 mins, €2; www.sudest-mobilites.fr), Nîmes (1½ hrs, €1.50 www.edgard-transport.fr), and farther afield, to and from Orange, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Marseille, Nice, and Cannes. There are a number of different bus agencies; try: Autocars Barlatier (04–90–73–23–59), Cars Lieutaud (04–90–86–36–75), Les Express de la Durance (04–90–71–03–00), Lignes Express Régionales (08–21–20–22–03), Voyages Arnaud (04–90–38–15–58) or Voyages Raoux (04–90–33–95–75). Town buses and services connecting the Centre Ville station with the TGV station (several times an hour) are run by TCRA (04–32–74–18–32 www.tcra.fr). Avignon is at the junction of the Paris–Marseille and Paris–Montpellier lines. The Gare Centre Ville has frequent links to Arles, Nîmes, Orange, Toulon, and Carcassonne. Taxi Radio Avignonnais (Porte de la Republique, Tourelle Est 04–90–82–20–20) provides an easy way to get around town.

Visitor Information

Avignon Tourist Office (41 cours Jean-Jaurès, Avignon, 84000. 04–32–74–32–74. www.avignon-tourisme.com.)

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