Living + Teaching in Avignon, France

Population: 91,283
Département: Vaucluse

Quaint | Historical | Picturesque

Where to Drink

Where to Eat


La Vache à Carreaux
14 rue de la Peyrolerie

Ginette et Marcel
25 Place des Corps Saints

Fou de Fafa
17 rue Des Trois Faucons

Le 46
46 rue de la Balance



**All bars around Place Pie


Best Spot to Grab a Coffee

Where to Party + Dance

ilk Shop
26 Place des Corps Saints

La Compagnie des Chats
9 rue des Lices

Boulevard Saint Lazare

Pleasant Walks

Must-See | Must-Do

  • La Barthelasse (opposite the bridge, by the river) 
  • Rocher des Doms park
  • Le Palais des Pâpes

  • Le Pont d'Avignon

  • Rocher des Doms

  • Les Halles

  • Saint Pierre Basilica

Day + Weekend Trips


Genoa, Italy (direct bus from Avignon!)
arcelona, Spain



Housing Examples for TAPIF Assistants

  • 780€ per month (divided into 3 = 260€ per month) for an apartment share with two other assistants right behind the palace

Worst Things About Marseille

Best Things About Marseille

• Very walkable + bicycle-friendly town
• Has a lot of character!

• Not the friendliest of people

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants

  • Live within the walls of Avignon!
  • Live with other assistants + don't sort out permanent accommodation before arriving in France +
    looking around to view all of your options.


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