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Travelling to Provence

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Train to Avignon

From Paris: (Gare de Lyon), From Airport Charles-de-Gaulle or From Brussels (Bruxelles-Midi)
Take the TGV to Avignon.

From Marseille: Marseille St.Charles-Vitrolles-Cavaillon-l'le sur Sorgues/F :

You need to go first to Avignon Centre (bus) to continue to Cavaillon, l'Isle- sur-la-Sorgue or to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. Best is to take a taxi from Avignon TGV to your start (price taxi to Fontaine de Vaucluse: €64).

From Avignon centre further by train to Cavaillon (recommended) and l'Isle sur la Sorgue.

General information on train and bus


  Air           To Avignon, Vaucluse and Luberon.

You can fly in to Marseille or Montpellier.

Flying in to Marseille

1. From Marseille airport Marignane: take the shuttle bus to the railway station of Marseille (€ 7; 30 minutes) for a train change to Cavaillon, l'Isle sur la Sorgue or Avignon. (1h30).

There is a direct train that connects the airport to Avignon centre. You will find the timetable at http://www.marseille.aeroport.fr/fra/acces/acces_pvv.jsp . You must buy your ticket at the airport, at one of the machines that sell train tickets (“bornes SNCF”), and show that ticket to the driver of the shuttle bus which leaves the airport 10mn before the train departure time. The train station is apparently just opposite the airport, but cannot be reached on foot really.

2. Take the direct bus connection to Aix-en-Provence (0h30).

Flying in to Montpellier:

Low cost carriers:

From Amsterdam with Transavia.com
From London Gatwick with easyJet.com
From Frankfurt-Hahn with Ryanair.com
From Madrid with Iberia
From Copenhagen with Sterling.dk

Connections at the airport of Montpellier (Fr?orgues)
Shuttlebus to the SNCF railway station of Montpellier (15 minutes to railway and bus station)

From Montpellier railway station by Train to Avignon.

Flying in to Paris

From Paris 2 options:
1) Go to Paris, Gare de Lyon (45 minutes). There you will take the TGV-train to Avignon (about 4 hours)

Flying in to Nice   (for our walk to the sea at Menton)