Phenology 2022 is organised in Avignon, France, at Avignon Université

Location: 43°56'58.9"N 4°49'07.5"E


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university entrances © université d'avignon


The Organizing Committee will not take responsability for hotel booking.
A list of hotels and low-price accommodations will be soon available.
We recommend that you book rooms as soon as possible as Avignon is among the favourite tourist spots in Provence.

How to reach Avignon

By train: 

Direct high-speed trains (TGV) connects Avignon to Paris (2h40), Lyon (1h00), Marseille (0h30), Charles de Gaulle airport, Lille, Nantes, Rouen, Metz, Montpellier, Genève, Bruxelles, Marne la Vallée, Rennes, Toulouse, Strasbourg.
Local trains connect the 'Avignon TGV' train station to the city center (stop 'Avignon Centre'), in 5 minutes.
More information on trains timetable and fares can be found on the website of the french railways.

By plane:

The closest airport is Marseille-Provence,  which offers a large panel of national and international destinations, including low-cost flights towards Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Portugal and other European countries. A free shuttle bus from Marseille Provence Airport can take you to the Vitrolles station to take the train to Avignon Centre, several times a day. The train fare is around 20 €. In alternative, shuttle buses are available up to every 15mn (from 4:30am to 11:30pm) to reach Marseille train station in 25 mn ('gare SNCF'). You can then reach Avignon by  high speed or regional trains.
It is also possible to arrive at Montpellier Mediterranée Airport. Montpellier Mediterranean Airport is at the edge of the A9 motorway network (Exit 29, Montpellier Est). It is also possible to reach the downtown train station in 15mns by public transportation , to take the high speed train (TGV) to Avignon.

By car:

  • Autoroute A7 - Exit Avignon Sud  #24 (from Marseille, Nice, Italy). Please see google map
  • Autoroute A9 - Exit Remoulins (from Nîmes, Montpellier, Toulouse or Spain) ; Follow direction "Avignon Centre" (Avignon Downtown). Please see google map

Things to do in Avignon 

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pont d'avignon ©

Capital of Christendom during the Middle Ages, Avignon is a touristic and historical city, in the heart of the Provence region.
More information on Avignon attractions and events can be found on :

 Touristing map

Avignon map

Download the pdf map with more informations  Avignon map pdf