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5 Vacation Rentals for the Avignon Festival, France

When attending the Festival d’Avignon you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best

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A low-angle view of a tall brown building in Avignon, France on a sunny day

If you’re heading to Avignon in July for the Festival d’Avignon, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near the Festival d’Avignon

Take a look at 5 of the very best vacation rentals in our Avignon collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

Fresh Linen

Fresh Linen, Plum Guide home in France

Fresh Linen, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book Fresh Linen now: from £569 per night Whether you love France for its history, cuisine, or fragrant lavender, this beautiful chateau offers you the best of everything. Built in the eighteenth-century and recently remodelled without losing any of its original character, Fresh Linen is a dream escape from the usual hustle and bustle. Three acres of Côte du Rhone vineyards surround the home and you'll even have access to a private pool. Inside, guests will find fireplaces, original stone walls, and six beautifully curated bedrooms. Come with the entire family or grab your favourite friends, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Sleeps up to 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

La Maison en Pierre

La Maison en Pierre, Plum Guide home in France

La Maison en Pierre, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book La Maison en Pierre now: from £383 per night This beautiful medieval chateau, built between the fourteenth and sixteenth century, is steeped in history. Coupled with its location, a stone's throw from medieval village Oppede le Vieux, you'll be transported to another time and place. The medieval stone fireplace, rambling multi-storied outdoor terrace space (complete with pool), terracotta tiled floors and antique furniture enrich the home with authentic charm and a feeling of majesty. The top floor bedroom is particularly spectacular, with 360 degree panoramic views of the surrounding Provençal countryside and balcony access. Be sure to check out nearby Cavaillon's weekly market, famed for its phenomenal melons. Sleeps up to 10 | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Maison Orangerie

Maison Orangerie, Plum Guide home in France

Maison Orangerie, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book Maison Orangerie now: from £778 per night Set amidst the French countryside, this gorgeous retreat offers the French countryside experience with an added touch of Mediterranean charm. You'll be blown away by the quaint, idyllic scenes found both inside and outside of this home. We particularly love the enormous, curved Orangerie style backdoor which paves the way to the magical garden setting featuring a shaded alfresco dining area, day beds and a crystal clear pool – divine for a refreshing dip during the height of summer in the south of France. Back inside, the stunning open plan kitchen-living area ensures a sociable stay for the whole group to enjoy together. The kitchen in particular will excite guests who are fond of cooking as the large central island makes it perfect for group cooking sessions. Why not book for a private chef to come and give you French cooking lessons? You'll also find that the local area allows guests to experience French culture at its finest. Mornings are for market visits here, so head on down into the local village, just a three-minute walk away where you'll find a lady named Patricia who sells fresh fruit and vegetables every Monday and Wednesday morning in the central square, Place de la Fontaine. Better still, visit on a Saturday as this is the main market day for the villagers to stock up on fresh meat, fish, cheese, truffles, wine and flowers. It's safe to say that such a warm and friendly atmosphere is hard to come by in France, if you're not in a rural village like this one. Sleeps up to 12 | 5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun, Plum Guide home in France

Here Comes The Sun, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book Here Comes The Sun now: from £291 per night If you're looking for a French villa with true character, Here Comes The Sun is a great option. With typical rustic features that include exposed brick and beam contrasting the modern features, this home is a great place to help you relax and enjoy the gorgeous surroundings. Wake up with a nice cup of coffee on the balcony, then pick up your local delivery of baked goods that can be brought right to your front door, then set up a little breakfast for the rest. If you're feeling rather adventurous, hike all the way to Pont du Gard or take the car if you want see as much as you can in a single day. When you're back, go for a relaxing swim in the pool and enjoy a nice glass of locally produced wine, then maybe visit the nearby town of Uzès and explore the local restaurants. The wider area is filled with stunning gold courses and plenty of activities, but there's absolutely no rule that says you can't just stay in your superbly cosy holiday residence and curl up with a good book. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Van Gogh’s Choice

Van Gogh’s Choice, Plum Guide home in France

Van Gogh’s Choice, Plum Guide home in France

Click to book Van Gogh’s Choice now: from £1812 per night This 18th-century farmhouse turned artist’s residence is a work of art in its own right and comes with everything creative minds might look for. Mosaic floors, intricate sculptures and whimsical paintings adorn the house and garden, while the communal spaces brim with all the modern comforts you could need. Personal flourishes are found in each bedroom; they come uniquely decorated (and fragranced). We’d recommend you pack your paint brushes, too - St-Rémy-de-Provence, an essential place of pilgrimage for any budding artist, is only a short drive away. Sleeps up to 16 | 8 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

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