The preliminary program of the 73rd edition of the Avignon festival has just been unveiled by its Director Olivier Py: more than 400 appointments, 280 curtain raisers, 33 new authors, and a cross-cutting theme: that of the Odyssey.
Opening of the ticket office: June 11
73rd edition of the Avignon Festival
from 4th to 23rd of July
On the road to blue gold, there is much to be seen! Lavender fields where the aromatic flowers are cultivated, distilleries, perfume museums… many fragrant stops on the way, to learn all about the thousand and one virtues of lavender.
Nestled in the countryside, or tucked away on a small city street, guest rooms in Avignon have charming secrets to share.
LAND OF FESTIVALS
Creative energy, diverse talents, beautiful venues conducive to cultural exchanges, Avignon is a vibrant land of festivals all year long!
The Rhône river is a constant partner in outdoor and sports activities. Jump in! And enjoy the journey.
Strawberries, cherries, garlic, tomatoes, cheese… in terms of regional products and specialties, the Avignon region is the land of abundance! Growers are not far from the city and you can visit their farms, distilleries and other production premises, to learn, to share their passion and the taste for all that is good.
If you are looking for something more hysterical than historical why not join the city comedy tour ?
You will experience an unforgettable stroll full of surprises… This stroll starts from the foot of the Popes’ Palace.
Audiard and Benoit our comedians with their unspeakable sense of humour, will make you laugh like never before, taking you around the highlights of the City : The Dom Rock with its Garden, the rampart walk, the City wall and the famous Pont d’Avignon.
At the bridge you will have the privilege to get into the St Benedict Chapel (usually closed to the public).
VIBRATIONS – Second Edition
PALACE OF THE POPES
Every night of August 11
to October 12, 2019
The monumental 360 ° show, conceived and directed by Spectaculars and Image Lighters, returns for the second year in the papal palace’s main courtyard.
New paintings, new details, enriched soundtrack …
A second edition to (re) discover to fill up sensations!
August 11th to 31st: every evening at 9:30 pm and 10:30 pm
From September 1st to 30th: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday at 9.30 pm / Friday and Saturday: 9.30 pm + 10.30 pm
From October 1st to 12th: every evening at 9:30 pm
Rates: 12 € / 10 € reduced
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