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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a pleasant enough Place to wander through. It seemed bright, clean and friendly and full of tourists (like us!!!). There are outdoor restaurants all the way along on both sides serving the usual bland tourist foods. There are various things going on at...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots to see and lots of restaurants. You have to pass through here to get to the Palace. Great architecture round the square if you look up.

Thank SmilerP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a common traverse for getting to different places (e.g. from the Palais des Papes to La Rue de la République), consequently it can be very busy. There are a few street restaurants/cafes, a merry-go-round for children, & it is also the location for...More

Thank Lorr H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many restaurants on this square...just be careful not to get pickpocketed. The restaurants all have menus on the street.

Thank ETHKino
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful square in Avignon but don't eat there... Food is priced for tourists and is in general pretty poor quality. Great restaurants in the side streets (everywhere) so take a little time and go for a wander you will find a gem. If you are...More

1  Thank Debra S
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I didn’t have s meal / drink. It felt less intimate than other squares. Looked like fun today though for watching the soccer game :-)

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a lovely square to have a coffe or light lunch - but don’t go for the food. Go for the people watching and a place to relax for a few minutes. Many cafes there and a few shops. Even gelato - and a carousel....More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We were part of the cruiseship crowd of daytrippers, and so Avignon was mobbed with people just like us. That said the square was alive ad buzzing. Cafe's were full. Carousel -- a double-decker no less -- was twirling merrily. I have to say that...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is the center for many things- a gorgeous old merry go round- many restaurants, an extremely good ice cream shop. Lots of good people watching too.

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful part of town. Great for having a drink or a coffee at one of the many cafes. But avoid the food at all costs, we learned the hard way.

Thank Robin D
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