Camping Avignon

A city known for its art, history and architecture, but also for its vibrant performances showcasing Provençal culture… Avignon captivates visitors with its remarkable heritage. The “City of Popes”, also famous for its Saint-Benezet bridge, is a destination of choice for your next holiday.

Campsite rentals in Avignon 

Although Avignon is a city with almost 100,000 residents, it strikes a balance between urban living and nature. In addition to the Rhône and Durance, the riverbanks and the island of Barthelasse are blessed with beautiful green areas. In addition, you can venture into the area just outside Avignon where you’ll immediately find a more rural and bucolic setting. Better still, the prefecture town of the Vaucluse is less than 45 minutes from several natural parks, namely the Luberon, Mont Ventoux, the Camargue and the Alpilles.


So, if you’re seeking a peaceful retreat during your stay near Avignon, you won’t have to look far! So, have you decided? You’re going on holiday at a campsite in Avignon and the surrounding area? You can’t beat a Yelloh! Village for a holiday you’ll never forget! 


Mobile home rental in Avignon 

With Yelloh! Village, your family holiday near Avignon is set to be as bright as the Vaucluse sunshine! Stay at a 4 star campsite in Vedène, a typically Provençal village. Select a rental unit that suits your style. Opt for a lodge tent, well-equipped mobile home, cottage with private spa or a spacious camping pitch… You’re sure to find a mobile home rental in Avignon that ticks all your boxes. 


And that’s not all! When you choose a Yelloh! Village campsite, you’re also opting for top-notch services and amenities. With a water park, restaurant, snack bar, launderette, free Wi-Fi, grocery store, barbecue rental, and more… every aspect of your stay gets special treatment at Yelloh! Village Avignon Parc.  


And the same is true when it comes to entertainment. On the one hand, you have sports and an array of relaxing or family-friendly activities, and on the other, the children’s clubs so campers of every age will find a way to have fun! In addition, the multisports grounds, ping-pong tables, playgrounds and other amenities are open all day. And finally, you can keep the party going as the sun goes down by joining in the campsite’s evening entertainment. 


You’ve got it – for a family stay, Yelloh! Village has everything you could wish for! And all at a campsite just 15 minutes from Avignon! 


What can you do while camping in Avignon? 

The best thing about a camping stay in Avignon and its surroundings is the abundance of sightseeing opportunities. The region around the City of Popes has so many attractions just waiting to be discovered. Explore the towns, delve into their history and admire their heritage. Or set off to admire the natural landscapes so characteristic of Provence.  


It goes without saying that a tour of Avignon and its monuments is a must. From the Palace of the Popes to Saint-Bénézet bridge, Avignon boasts a huge variety of interesting places. Take a tour of the island of Barthelasse, a favourite spot among the locals for its enchanting setting. 


And there’s no shortage of other towns for you to explore. Among the most beautiful are Orange and its ancient theatre, Arles and Nîmes, all of which boast a stunning Roman legacy. Salon-de-Provence, where Nostradamus spent his final years, is also worth a trip. Finally, about an hour and a half’s drive away, the magnificent city of Marseille awaits. Put any preconceived ideas aside and enjoy the visit! 


Likewise, there’s a host of lovely villages to admire. L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, Ansouis, Gordes, Roussillon, Lourmarin... small towns teeming with character and offering a glimpse into the past, from the Middle Ages to the time of Pagnol. 


Finally, the city of Avignon is surrounded by a multitude of natural landscapes. Take the opportunity to go hiking or cycling. Head for the Alpilles, known for the towns of Les Baux-de-Provence and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. And then there’s the Camargue Natural Regional Park, renowned for its bulls, horses and flamingos. Or the stunning vistas of the Luberon, with its lavender fields, the ochre site of Rustrel and Sénanque Abbey. Or to the west of Avignon, in the Gard, how about the Pont du Gard? This jewel of Roman architecture is set in a beautiful garrigue. Or you could venture to Mont Ventoux, the towering peak that overlooks the surrounding plains. 


What are the sightseeing attractions in Avignon? 

  • Saint-Bénézet bridge 
  • The Palace of the Popes 
  • The historic city centre within the ramparts, with Place Pius, the cathedral, Doms rock and the Basilica of Saint Peter 
  • The Chapel of Saint-Martial 
  • The city’s museums: the Petit Palais, the Calvet Museum, the Requien Museum, the Lambert Collection, the Lapidaire Museum… 
  • The island of Barthelasse 


Also take some time to visit Fort Saint-André on the other side of the Rhône, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon 


What are the activities on offer in Avignon? 

  • Stroll through the historic centre 
  • On summer evenings, experience the “Luminessences” light show at the Palace of the Popes 
  • Take a trip along the Rhône in a canoe-kayak or on a stand-up paddleboard 
  • Enjoy a bike ride or a walk along the banks of the Rhône and on the island of Barthelasse 
  • Make the most of the pumptrack at the Plaine des Sports leisure facility 
  • Take part in the gourmet escape game 


What are the main events in Avignon? 

  • The Avignon Festival, the most important festival of theatre and performing arts in the world 
  • European Night of Museums 
  • ID-ILE, a music festival that takes place on the island of Barthelasse 
  • “Luminessences” at the Palace of the Popes every summer 


What can you see and do in Avignon if it’s raining? 

  • Visit the Palace of the Popes 
  • Visit the city’s museums 
  • Discover Les Halles covered market 
  • Go to the cinema