Avignon, Vaucluse
Avignon is a city in southern France, situated on the left bank of the Rhone about 140 miles
south of Lyon. The major attraction in Avignon is of course the Palais des Papes, and it is indeed
well worth a visit. But the town centre is also very attractive, so if you go there, don't miss it !!
Avignon, Pont Saint-Benezet
The famous Pont d'Avignon in a postcard mailed in 1905. There wasn't
anybody dancing on it when I was there in the late 90s.  
Avignon, Place de l'Hotel-de-Ville, Old Postcard
Avignon, Old Postcard
An unused and undated postcard of the Entrance to the City.   
La Place de l'Hotel-de-Ville et la Rue de la Republique. An undated
Avignon, Bridge
Avignon Bridge
Another view of the bridge, also mailed in 1904.
A 1904 postcard of the more modern bridge
Palais de Papes, Avignon
This postcard of the Palais des Papes was mailed in 1928, but was, I
suspect, produced earlier than this.
Avignon, Ramparts
"Avignon - Les Remparts - Porte de la Republique. Ouverte en 1863,
sous le nom de Porte Napoleon, pour l'acces de la Gare et servir
d'Entree principale a la Ville."
Avignon, the Rhone
"Avignon - Panorama sur le Rhone, pris du Jardin du Rocher vers le
Mont Ventoux (1912 m d'altitude)" - a postcard mailed in 1929.
Avignon, Pont Saint-Benezet, Carte Postale Ancienne
Avignon, New Bridge
A postcard of the "new" bridge, mailed in 1918.
An early postcard of the 14th Century Pont Saint-Benezet.
Avignon, Tour Jacquemart
Chemin de Ronde, Palais des Papes
La Tour Jacquemart, which is on top of the
Town Hall.
The Chemin de Ronde in the Palais des
Palais des Papes
Avignon, View
An undated view of the city.
A 1925 postcard of the Palais des Papes.
Palais des Papes by night
Two night views of the Palais des Papes, from the 1950s.
A 1950s postcard of the Pont Saint-Benezet.
Avignon, Les Remparts
"Avignon - Remparts (Allees de l'Oulle) XIVe siecle.
Ils furent commences en 1350 du Cote du Rhone par le Pape Clement
VI, continues du cote de la porte St Roch a St-Lazare par Innocent  VI
(1357). En 1364 Urbain V continua de la porte St-Lazare jusqu'au
Rocher. Clement VII les reprit en 1379 et ils furent acheves en 1475
sous le Pontificat de Sixte IV."
Palais des Papes
Two more 1950s postcards of the Palais des Papes.
The Pont Saint-Benezet at night.
A 1919 postcard of the Cour d'Honneur in the Palais des Papes.
Avignon, Place du Palais
The Place du Palais - date a bit blurred.
Another early view of the Ramparts.
Avignon, Fort Saint-Andre
Fort Saint-Andre - a 1905 postcard.
Home   Africa   Asia   Australasia   Europe   North America   South America   
Arles  Nice   Menton   Nimes  
Avignon, Theatre
The Theatre.
Home   Africa   Asia   Australasia   Europe   North America   South America   
Arles  Nice   Menton   Nimes   
Avignon, Palais des Papes
A good view of the facade of the Palais des Papes.
Avignon, Place de l'Horloge
La Place de l'Horloge.
Cours de la Republique.
Avignon - Les Remparts
On the left, the Porte de la Republique, a 1930 postcard. On the right, a 1903 card of the
Oratory - an 18th Century chapel.
Avignon, Ramparts
The Ramparts - and a few sheep.
Avignon, Vintage Postcard
The banks of the Rhone near the Tower of Philippe le Bel.
Postcards of the Past

View Avignon in a larger map
Custom Search
Follow Me on Pinterest
Keychain - Le Pont d'Avignon
Keychain - Le Pont dAvignon by Postcards of the Past
Make your own custom keychains on Zazzle
More Old Postcards
Actresses  Aircraft  Animals  Authors  Birds  Butterflies  Comic  Composers  Erotic  Film Stars  Fish  Glamour  
Military  Politicians  Popes  Royalty  Ships  Sport  Trains  US Presidents    
Christmas Cards
Advertise Your Business Here !
In conjunction with Zazzle, we have produced an extensive range of gifts, using images from these
old postcards. The items available include many reproduction postcards, coffee mugs, greetings
cards, key chains, fridge magnets, watches etc. Many images on these pages have a direct link to a
reproduction postcard - just click on the image to see and buy it ! (They are only about £1 each !)
Or, to view more gifts based on our old postcards of Avignon, follow
this link.
Search this site for your favourite place.
All our postcards are at least 50 years old !
Accept Cookies?
Provided by OpenGlobal E-commerce
Greetings Card - Le Pont d'Avignon
Greetings Card - Le Pont d'Avignon by Postcards of the Past
View more Birthday Cards