Hotel d’Europe Avignon

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2 October 2021

At Hôtel d’Europe, everything invites you to savor the tranquility of a magnificent 16th century house, in a refined, chic and elegant environment. 5 stars luxury hotel and a starred by Guide Michelin gastronomic restaurant, near the Palais des Papes, the place charms and seduces each guest.

Taste this provence way of life: we let ourselves be seduced by this traveler’s house, where we feel good and we savor each of the high-end services, for an exceptional stay in Provence…

Here, each of the 44 rooms and suites are different: all reveal their unique character and exclusive luxury during your stay in Avignon, with breathtaking views of the central courtyard full of charm of this Provencal building, on the city or on the Palais des Papes.

Formerly one of the most prestigious residences of the Contadine nobility, the Hotel d’Europe crossed the times without ever lose nothing of its charm, its kind and warm welcome and its dedication to excellence.

In 1799, Catherine Pierron bought the building to make it a travelers’ house, ideally located a few meters from the Rhône, in the heart of Provence, placing the establishment at the forefront of the hotel industry.

Since then, the place has never stopped following the eras to reinvent itself, always remaining faithful to its values: high-end services, the elegant charm of a chic home, a personalized welcome.

Napoleon Bonaparte found his name during his passage, while in the 19th and 20th centuries, many personalities hurried to stay there and enjoy its luxury as much as its ideal location overlooking the Palais des Papes.

One of the oldest 5-star hotels in Europe is also one of the most popular with local and international customers appreciate the classic charms of yesterday and contemporary dynamism.

To draw inspiration from the past to write history in the present, here is the secret of the Hôtel d’Europe, a haven of luxury and tranquility, where breathes the sweetness of life.

The Hotel D’Europe, a cocoon of tranquility and elegance in Provence for two centuries; nestled in a traveler’s house, full of character and charm.

Beyond this elegant building steeped in history, we can imagine an atmosphere full of tranquility and well-being: the 41 rooms and 3 suites of the Hotel D’Europe all offer a unique decoration.

Each reveals an atmosphere refined, between the luxury inherited from past eras and the contemporary touches perfectly in keeping with the times.

You will discover a 5-star establishment, where the traveler takes the time to live and enjoy every moment, in the heart of the City of the Popes, during a memorable Provencal getaway…When elegance and modernity come together, you can’t resist.

A romantic stay in an exclusive setting: let yourself be lulled by the sweetness of life that reigns in this suite with terrace, nestled on the third and top floor. The decoration declines the luxury of an establishment 5 stars and a cozy atmosphere: enough to fully enjoy your stay in Avignon, during a romantic getaway.

This 60 sqm suite has a double bedroom with a King Size bed, a living area with a sofa bed, a private marble bathroom and all the amenities for a moment of relaxation, in all occasions.

Comfortably installed on the private terrace, you will enjoy the view over the rooftops and the Palais des Papes: a parenthesis of unique tranquility, far from the tumult of everyday life…

We discover with delight the pleasure of a cozy and chic place: the prestige double room offers a great comfort and distills a warm and elegant atmosphere, to make your stay in Provence, a most enjoyable moment.

During a business trip or a romantic getaway, come and discover this confidential setting, with a view on the interior courtyard or on the charming medieval streets, or on the roofs of the city of the Popes. This 35 sqm room consists of a Queen Size bed with a private bathroom.

We love this classic room, where you immediately feel good: contemporary touches dress this cozy cocoon, between luxury and elegance.

Ideal and spacious (25 sqm), for your professional stays or your romantic getaways to discover beauties of Avignon, it offers all the high-end comfort of a 5-star establishment steeped in history perfectly comfortable with its time.

Let yourself be tempted by these confidential boxes for an exceptional moment in Provence

Continental or American breakfast is served every morning in the dining room of La Vieille Fontaine restaurant; to the Tapestry walls and 18th century chandeliers meet original lights and other decorative elements. Room service is also available.

In fine weather, we land in the main courtyard, full of enchanting Provencal charm. Something to combine tranquility, softness to live and delight the taste buds, from the first hours of the day.

Taste each morning the savory and sweet delicacies, hot and cold, of your choice, served as a buffet. A carte completes this offer, to meet all your desires. In the spotlight, local and seasonal products to start the day in the best way! Service: from 7 a.m to 10.30 a.m in the restaurant La Vieille Fontaine.

La Terrasse by HE
A menu focused on “healthy” dishes and a decor that sounds like an ode to nature, both indoors and on the terrace: La Terrasse by HE, the latest addition to the Hôtel d’Europe, is one of those soothing and serene places, sheltered from the bustle of the city, where to take the time to savor healthy and delicious cuisine.

On the third and last floor of the annex of the Hôtel d’Europe, hidden above the roofs of Avignon, this place is a warm mixture of wood and plant, where tones of light gray, white and green are balanced to recall this nature ubiquitous.

The space is the perfect junction with the 80sqm outdoor terrace at the height of treetops, with a view of the Palais des Papes.

As a return to basics, the cuisine we enjoy at La Terrasse by HE gives pride of place to simple dishes and balanced but always greedy, from quality and seasonal products, for which the actors are locally privileged.

The card is renewed several times a week, depending on arrivals, faithful to this desire to offer you an absolute freshness and an ultra-gourmet look! “Instant” juices prepared to order and a large menu of drinks accompany this warm cuisine. Our tea specialist will know how to delight the taste buds of amateurs.

Do not miss the evenings organized at La Terrasse by Night. Perched on the roof of the Hotel, the place accommodates two to three times a week a DJ: in a lounge and chill atmosphere, we savor refined boards in perfect harmony with the evening theme (Champagne, Whiskey, Armagnac).

From this hidden haven of peace, you can admire the breathtaking view over the rooftops of Avignon and the Palais des Papes and let yourself go ambience with musical sets, for a gourmet moment and a parenthesis of total relaxation!

La Vieille Fontaine
Elegance, refinement and daring: the restaurant La Vieille Fontaine 1 star in the Michelin Guide is revealed in a decor in perfect harmony between the charm of a period residence and the modernity of an establishment always in movement.

The new decoration, recently revisited, combines tapestry walls signed Antoinette POISSON, with contemporary touches: here, a neon sign on one of the walls is next to an 18th century chandelier and woodwork and moldings respond to golden tones in a shade of yellow and beige…

In fine weather, take advantage of the peaceful courtyard of the Hôtel d’Europe, where this sweetness of life “made in” Provence, in the shade of centuries-old vegetation.

Without losing anything of the luxury and the refinement of classic inspiration, the starred restaurant of the Hotel d’Europe, dares,astonishes, surprises and fits in with the spirit of the times, in the dining room as in the kitchen.

He is a character chef who officiates in the kitchens of La Vieille Fontaine: as evidence, Pascal Auger easily found its place in this establishment between tradition and modernity.

Since June 2018, the berrichon has gone through renowned star-rated houses, imagine a cuisine in its image: frank and generous, precise and daring. Pascal Auger started in the profession at 17 years old in Bourges, then gained experience during internships which will lead him to ” L’Etrier “in Deauville.

In 1991, he returned to his native land at the restaurant of “L’Abbaye Saint-Ambroix” in Bourges where he won a star in the Michelin Guide. A new challenge awaits him in La Rochelle: he took over the “Chez Serge” table in 2002 and gave the establishment all its gastronomic dimension.

The Red Guide rewarded him in 2003. He then brought his experience and know-how as head chef and restaurant manager of the “Château de Sallettes” in Cahuzac-sur-Vère.

At La Vieille Fontaine in the Hôtel d’Europe, in the center of Avignon, he delivers cuisine made from experiences and inspirations, rewarded with a star.

We discover and taste at La Vieille Fontaine a delicate cuisine created from sublime high-quality products and revealed by the daring inspirations of an experienced chef, guided daily by this demand for perfection.

Between the love of the local product that the chef reveals with technique and rigor, and the search for the perfect match through games of textures, side dishes, sauces and emulsions, or herbs and flowers: Pascal Auger twists each dish, thanks to its classic bases and his precise technique, his talent and according to his inspirations.

Each tasting invites surprise and emotion distilled by this frank, sincere and gourmet cuisine, perfectly inscribed in its Provençal terroir and the culinary trends of the moment.

The warm atmosphere and the refined decoration of the bar at the Hotel d’Europe invite you to a peaceful break where time seems to stand still: the place declines serenity and charm in the historic heart of Avignon at all hours of the day.

Classic furniture, comfortable sofas and armchairs, light tones, soft and delicate light: the elegant atmosphere is lends itself perfectly to moments of exchange and sharing.

In fine weather, in the shade of the centennial vegetation of the main courtyard, enjoy the sweetness of life: taste house cocktails, imagined by the chef barman and savor delicious local wines, favorites of this “Provençale” house likes to make you discover, and other Champagne, exceptional spirits and digestives.

Tasty dishes gourmet à la carte realized by our Chef Pascal Auger accompany your tastings.

At the end of the week, the atmosphere becomes musical, so that relaxation is total: a pianist takes place, thus distilling a delightfully lounge atmosphere, for your pleasant, refined and confidential evenings, in the center of Avignon.

Far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the bar at the Hotel D’Europe offers the perfect setting to unwind on any occasion.

In the elegant comfort of the bar or on the terrace, in the heart of the main courtyard, the tea room of the Hotel D’Europe welcomes you from 3 p.m. each day for a tasty and gentle break, nestled in the historic center from Avignon.

Our pastry chef and her team prepare subtle and refined pastries every day, which will delight your taste buds. To be completed by a high quality tea, selected by our specialist, for interesting, original… and perfect pairings!

For over two centuries, the lounges and meeting rooms of the Hotel D’Europe have hosted major events in the city of Avignon: cocktails, dinners, galas, concerts, radio broadcasts, showrooms, exhibitions, press conferences…

Here, each professional meeting is imagined, then organized with this demand for excellence that characterizes exceptional establishments.

It’s a calm setting of chic and charm conducive to your studious days: the Hotel D’Europe in the city center, distills its refined atmosphere and its warm welcome, so that each of your employees or customers feels free to share ideas, work with confidence, innovate and create.

Easily accessible in Avignon, the 5-star establishment offers 6 rooms and lounges for your meetings and seminars in Provence, work meetings, study days, cocktails…The main courtyard where it is good to land, as well as the starred by Guide Michelin restaurant…

And La Terrasse by HE.with with its terrasse with breathtaking view are also places that will welcome your clients and colleagues for gourmet and peaceful breaks, the time of a breath in a studious day.

At the Hotel D’Europe, everything is there to make unforgettable moments in your lives. Nestled in the historic heart of Avignon, this 5-star establishment combines the elegance and charm of a building of 16th century, where calm and tranquility reign.

In this peaceful setting, we discover 6 rooms and lounges, with an atmosphere delightfully refined: the decor is set and the dream of a unique celebration can begin.

True to its tradition of warm welcome from travelers’ homes, the 5-star Hotel D’Europeoffers high-quality service of range, personalized and made to measure, adapted in every point to your needs. Share your desires and expectations, so that your personal events are like no other.

Give a unique and gourmet flavor to your celebrations, thanks to the Chef’s cuisine MIchelin starred restaurant La Vieille Fontaine and its teams, by offering savor delicate, sincere and creative cuisine.

Make the happiness of a successful reception last by housing your guests within the establishment, in one of the 44 rooms and suites with a unique decoration, with an atmosphere elegant to which are added modern touches.

Stay in the heart of Provence
Breathe and take the time to live and savor: a stay at the Hotel D’Europe is the promise of a parenthesis of tranquility and charm, in the historic heart of Avignon. As a couple, with family or on a professional trip, discover the City of the Popes and soak up the sweetness of Provence.

Ideally located in the historic center, the Hotel D’Europe will be the ideal starting point for visiting the city of Avignon. As you stroll through its medieval streets, you will discover the buildings that tell the story of Avignon: the ramparts built in the 14th century, surrounding the historic center and the two World Heritage sites of UNESCO – the inevitable Palace of the Popes, the largest Gothic palace in the world, home of the Popes from 1309 to 1423 and the Saint-Bénezet bridge, better known by the name of “Pont d´Avignon” .

Opposite from the Palais des Papes, the Hôtel des Monnaies building reveals baroque architecture, inherited from 17th century while the Avignon Opera, Place de l’Horloge, whose first construction dates from 1824, reveals a facade of Greco-Roman style with columns, fully renovated since 2018.

First there are the many museums, which we visit all year round and whose permanent collections are as much admired as the exhibitions: le Musée du petit palais brings together nearly 390 paintings and 600 sculptures, medieval times at the beginning of the Renaissance, le Musée Calvet, fine arts and archeology or le Palais du Roure which tells the story of the Region…

And each year, the streets of Avignon and the city’s must-see sites become an open-air theater and host the largest theater and live performance festival in the world:Festival d’Avignon brings together for a month actors, directors and the public who come to admire the performances, with unique decorations, the main courtyard of the Palais des Papes, the cloisters of the Célestins and the Carmelites, the Opera Grand Avignon and the Boulbon quarry.


In terms of gastronomy, there is something to delight the taste buds! Olive oil, tomatoes, strawberries, cheeses and sweet treats, not to mention, to accompany them, the wines of the Popes of Avignon and the famous vineyards of the nearby Côtes du Rhône.

Stroll on the markets in the city and in the surrounding villages to bring back these dishes which make up dishes of Provencal and Mediterranean inspiration.

Embarking on a trip to Provence from Avignon is marveling at superb landscapes, reveling in scents of lavender and spray of the Mediterranean and enjoy a tranquility and a sweetness of life that one does not find nowhere else.

Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, Maussane-les-Alpilles: so many names that invite you to discover the natural landscapes and the inimitable colors of Provence which inspired painters, including Van Gogh.

South of Avignon, the Massif des Alpilles and its picturesque villages offer a soothing getaway, to be lived in couple or in family, in any season.


A few kilometers east of Avignon, the Luberon reveals its unspoiled landscapes: fields of lavender, poppies and sunflowers, ocher and red cliffs of Roussillon “The French Colorado” and villages among the most beautiful in France.

Gordes, old fortress perched above the Apt valley, Lourmarin at the foot of the Luberon, La Tour d´Aigues and its charming alleys: so many exotic walks, a few kilometers from the Hôtel d’Europe.


At the edge of the Mediterranean see, the Camargue Regional Natural Park is a preserved natural reserve, with a fascinating flora and fauna.

To reach it from Avignon, we cross the Gard and discover the city of Arles in following the Rhône, then we admire the natural splendors of the Camargue: lagoons, marshes and rice fields, flamingos and protected birds.


We now take the road to the southeast, towards Marseille and its creeks. A city of character, which deserves a detour for a day to discover its Old Port, its Bonne-Mère, the typical districts of the Panier and the Cours Juian.

Then we take the Corniche which we follow to the Calanques National Park: preserved coves, where the cliffs fall steeply into the turquoise water … Hiking, diving, boat cruises, kayaking: you are spoiled for choice for discover, but always the same pleasure.

Rooms: 44
Price: from 263 EUR per night


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