l'Autre Rive, Avignon
L'Autre Rive is one of our villas in Provence, near Avignon.
l'Autre Rive sits in the historical centre of Villeneuve-les-Avignon. In the 14th Century when Avignon was the headquarters of the Catholic church, many Church Cardinals wanted to escape the heat, grime and crowded conditions of Avignon, and so moved across the river to Villeneuve. Here they built magnificent palaces for themselves.
This apartment used to form part of a Cardinal's Palace in the 14th century. It is now a luxury apartment with a private terrasse. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the ground floor, in addition to a kitchen and living room, there is a bedroom and a shared bathroom. On the mezzanine above the living room is another bedroom. On the first floor there is an en-suite bedroom with its own shower room.
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From l'Autre Rive you have a short walk to a selection of restaurants and historical sites, as well as local amenities such as the butcher, the baker, the fruit & vegetable shop and more.See full details for l'Autre Rive
Avignon is one of the three main cities in Provence, along with Marseille and Aix-en-Provence; it became even more important city of Provence after 1308 when the Popes moved to Avignon.This radical move would prove a major influence and boost to the city.
In 1308 Pope Clement V, a Frenchman, announced that the new home of the papacy was to be in Avignon. Avignon was a small town of 5,000 people and it on the borders of the only territory owned by the papacy to lie outside Italy so it was safe from the political problems. It was also on the border of France, who since the Pope was French, the French King was very powerful ally.Soon Avignon would grow larger than Romae, and become one of the wealthiest and most glittering cities of Europe. The city dripped gold and jewels, full of glamour. To many people, most notably the Italian Petrarch,... Read more
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