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Avignon, France, Voted World’s Best Cruise Destination PDF Print E-mail

The historic city on the banks of the Rhone River in France's Provence region, was top listed by Cruise Critic's fourth annual Cruisers' Choice destination awards. The city’s annual mild weather makes it popular with tourists from all over the world.

Some 140 miles southeast of Paris and 50 miles north of Marseille, the city’s early history includes serving as the home of Catholic popes during the Middle Ages when Rome was occupied by the Muslims. In addition to many popular historic sites, Avignon is famous for its restaurants, shops and fresh products brought in daily from nearby farms and orchards. www.cnn.com/travel/article/cruise-critic-destination-awards-2019/index

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