Avignon is an important center for initiation into provençal cooking : the chefs, some of whom are reputed, concoct traditional and original dishes to be relished in charming restaurants.
The stall holders in the Halles, the oldest covered market in the city, offer the opportunity to sample provençal specialities and local products in an unrivalled atmosphere.
And why not have a try yourself and sign up with a course on provençal cookery?
And last of all, did you know ? Avignon is the capital city of Côtes du Rhône wines ! The Palais des Papes has its own wine cellar where you can taste (with moderation …) the best “crus” (system of wine classification) of the region..