France At A Glance
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Avignon is located on the Rhone River and was the seat of the Catholic popes from 1309-1377. The Palais des Papes is in the city center, surrounded by medieval stone ramparts.
St. Remey is known as the place where Vincent Van Gogh produced some of his most famous works while institutionalized at the St. Paul de Mausole. There are also many old fountains, shady squares, picturesque restaurants and elegant boutiques throughout the city, as well as one of the oldest archeological sites in Europe.