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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This really feels like the heart of Avignon , it’s certainly where most people end up. Cafes and shops galore... merry go round too. Very vibrant at night

Thank karen m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very lively square and the heart of the city. An excellent venue for people watching with plenty of open air restaurants or just for a pre dinner drink. There always seems to be some sort of entertainment going on as well as...More

Thank lgmsomerset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an interesting square with nice architecture, the highlight being the Hotel de ville. Restaurants around are reasonably priced.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Bustling square with great open aired entertainment. Always something happening. Lovely atmosphere and some great music played here.

Thank norwich06
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is a pleasant enough Place to wander through. It seemed bright, clean and friendly and full of tourists (like us!!!). There are outdoor restaurants all the way along on both sides serving the usual bland tourist foods. There are various things going on at...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Lots to see and lots of restaurants. You have to pass through here to get to the Palace. Great architecture round the square if you look up.

Thank SmilerP
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a common traverse for getting to different places (e.g. from the Palais des Papes to La Rue de la République), consequently it can be very busy. There are a few street restaurants/cafes, a merry-go-round for children, & it is also the location for...More

Thank Lorr H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Many restaurants on this square...just be careful not to get pickpocketed. The restaurants all have menus on the street.

Thank ETHKino
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful square in Avignon but don't eat there... Food is priced for tourists and is in general pretty poor quality. Great restaurants in the side streets (everywhere) so take a little time and go for a wander you will find a gem. If you are...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I didn’t have s meal / drink. It felt less intimate than other squares. Looked like fun today though for watching the soccer game :-)

Thank Mary W
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