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Avignon City of Culture in the Heart of Provence

The cultural and tourist influence of Avignon makes the old City of the Popes one of the most prestigious cities of Congress of the South of France. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, European City of Culture in the year 2000 and Capital of the Côtes du Rhône, Avignon is known worldwide for its historical riches, its international theater festival and its art of living in Provence.
Avignon destination congress
At only 2h38 from Paris, a unique Congress Center in a historical monument (2 private wings of the Palais des Papes) offers, in the city center, walking distance to hotels, rooms of character: 16 meeting spaces from 20 to 536 people, reception rooms up to 700 people and exhibition
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Easy access:

TGV connections (direct arrival city center in 4 minutes from the TGV station):

2 h 38: Paris-Gare de Lyon (15 TGV daily)

3 h 00: Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle (8 TGV per day)

1 hour: Lyon / Avignon TGV (14 TGV daily)

30 mn: Marseille

Other daily national connections: Lille, Rennes, Nantes, Nice.
International connections: Brussels (5h00), Geneva (3h00), Barcelona (3h42), Madrid (6h30)

A large hotel capacity:

1800 rooms within walking distance of the Congress Center

4600 rooms in Avignon

A team of professionals and quality services.
One contact person to facilitate the organization of your event and contribute to its success:
– Technical assistance upstream and the day of your event.
– Free hotel management.
– Delegate registration management.
– Exhibition management.

Easy parking:
parking of the Palais des Papes located under the congress center with a preferential congress rate.

Private tours of the monument and the city.
Excursions (the Camargue, the Luberon, the Alpilles, the wine route, etc.)

The Congress Center of the Palais des Papes, certified ISO 9001 since 2002, is the first Convention Center in France to obtain the QUALITY TOURISM mark that was issued on June 30, 2011. This distinction is a pledge of trust for our customers and a commitment to the quality of our services, for the sole satisfaction of our customers.

Avignon parc expo

Avignon is located in the heart of the South-East region, at the crossroads of three regions: PACA, Rhône-Alpes and Languedoc Roussillon, or 2 million people within an hour’s drive.


Parc Expo is close to the airport, in a dynamic environment, with two competitiveness clusters: Pegasus for aeronautics and Agroparc for the fruit and vegetable sector.

More than 9,000 people travel daily, with 380 companies including McCormick, SINIAT, GSE, Naturex, 6 research organizations and 11 training organizations.



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The advantages of the Expo Park:
– An exhibition area of ​​27,500 m2 covered accessible on one level,
– A congress hall with 900 seats including 600 in retractable steps,
– Easy access to the exit of the Avignon Sud motorway and by any means of transport,
– 5,000 free parking spaces
– 3,000 hotel rooms nearby.

A welcome of all types of events:
Public and professional exhibitions, conventions, conferences, shows ..

A team of professionals and quality services:
– A team trained in events for assistance in all stages of a project,
– General installation, security, security, cleaning, sound, signage, hostesses …