Avignon, exhibition centre & fairground

Capital of the Christianity  in the 14th century, classified world heritage site by the UNESCO, Avignon is famous all over the world for its historical treasures, international theatre festival and the art of living in Provence. European capital of culture in  2000 and also Capital of the Côtes du Rhône wines, the former City of Popes, well-knowed for its culture and tourist attractions, is one of the most prestigious conference city in the south of France.

City of heritage and culture

Capital of the Christianity in the 14th century, classified world heritage site by the UNESCO, Avignon is famous all over the world for its historical treasures, international theatre festival and the art of living in Provence.
Capital of the Côtes du Rhône Wines, Avignon was name European City of Culture in 2000.
Nestled in the very heart of Provence, Avignon is the ideal destination to discover the natural beauty of the region: Camargue, Luberon, Alpilles, lavenders, wine roads…

The Popes’ Palace Convention Centre, a unique venue in a historical monument, in the heart of Avignon

The Popes’ Palace Convention Centre is the outstanding setting for all your events (meetings, meals, incentives) . It is located into two private wings of the Palace of the Popes, right into the historical centre of Avignon. This unique place offers character meeting rooms : 16 rooms in the very heart of the biggest Gothic palace in Europe: 20 to 550 persons in meeting style, 700 persons in reception style and 1800m² of exhibition space, withing walking distance from the hotels.

The Popes’ Palace Convention Centre is ISO-certified 9001 since 2002 and, the first Convention Center in France certified “Qualité Tourisme” since 2011.

The Avignon “exhibition centre ” is only  3 mn  away from the highway exit, 15 mn from  the city center and the TGV station.

Newly designed spaces  to meet the requirements of major events : a fully modulable convention hall which holds 920 persons, 7 ground-level halls from 750 m2 to 6000 m2, (in all 15,000 m2) with food service spaces, display space and committee rooms nearby. 50,000 m² of outdoor area,  6,000  free  parking  spaces.

 

 

 

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6 rue Pente Rapide - Charles Ansidéi
BP 14984008
Avignon Cedex 1

Capacity

The Popes’ Palace Convention Centre is located within walking distance from the hotels and offers 16 meeting rooms (capacity from 150 up to 536),
exhibition (1800 m²) and reception rooms up to 700 standing The Avignon Exhibition Centre a fully modulable convention hall which holds 900 persons, 7 ground-level halls from 750 m2 to 6000 m2, (in all 15,000 m2) with food service spaces, display space and committee rooms nearby. 50,000 m² of outdoor area, 6,000 free parking spaces.

Accomodation

5* : 152 rooms
4* : 825 rooms
3* : 1516 rooms
2* : 901 rooms
1* : 243 rooms
including 1800 rooms near the Convention Centre

Access

2:40 hours from Paris-Gare de Lyon and 3 hours from Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle.
1 hour from Lyon by TGV train.
International connections with Brussels (5h) and Geneva (3 h).
Avignon-TGV train station is only 5 min from city center
45 min from Marseille-Provence airport by car and 30 mn by TGV.
Roads: Avignon is at the crossroad of highways A7 and A9 and N7
Parking of the Popes' Palace: 800 places, opened 7 / 7 and 24 hours a day

Contact

Madame Florence JULLIAN
Position : Sales Director
Phone : 00 33 (0)4 90 27 50 56