Avignon (France)

Avignon is often referred to as the "City of Popes" because of the presence of popes and antipopes from 1309 to 1423 during the Catholic schism, it is currently the largest city and capital of the département of Vaucluse. This is one of the few French cities to have preserved its ramparts, its historic centre, the palace of the popes, Rocher des Doms, and the bridge of Avignon. It was classified a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Pont du Gard (22 km), Nîmes (France) (38 km), Miramas le Vieux (France) (46 km), Aigues-Mortes (France) (65 km), Nice (France) (199 km), Perpignan (France) (208 km), Principality of Monaco (211 km), Carcassonne (France) (214 km), Turin (Italy) (261 km), Rocamadour (France) (271 km), Geneva Motor Show (274 km), Asti (Italy) (289 km), Sarlat-la-Canéda (France) (304 km), Lausanne (Switzerland) (319 km), Genoa (Italy) (333 km), Beaune (France) (342 km), Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans (351 km), Sagrada Família (356 km), Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey (357 km), Barcelona (Spain) (357 km)

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