A magical stroll throughout the centre city with 18 different participating venues in Avignon to celebrate Christmas, offering countless events for all ages: markets, classes, storytelling, theme evenings, brunches... Warmth and friendliness, gourmand treats...
Come and join in the festive, fun Christmas celebrations in Avignon. This year, the 5th Christmas Labyrinth takes you through the city throughout the entire month of December!
Discover Avignon as you follow the labyrinth which takes you to many venues participating in the Christmas magic, with lots of events and interest for all ages:
- LE VESTIBULE - 11 rue Guillaume Puy
. 1 to 23 Dec., Monday-Saturday 10:30-7pm, Sundays 9-4pm and 23 Dec. 10am-5pm : Wish Tree.
Throughout the entire month of December, come and write your wish down on a little slip of paper that will then become part of a Christmas Tree.
. Saturday 1 Dec., 2pm-4pm: Christmas Decorations workshop - painting and collage on wooden Christmas decorations.
A partir de 8 ans - sur réservation au 06 22 63 72 23
- BELLA CIAO, utopian bakery - 43 rue des Fourbisseurs: Utopian Christmas
Throughout the entire month of December, Tuesdays 4 to 7pm, Wednesday-Saturday 11am-7pm: come and hang a drawing, a photo, a special phrase, thus taking part in the creation of a ephemeral collective work.
. Wednesdays 5, 12 and 19 Dec., 11am-7pm: special investigation! come and find an original recipe by Bella Ciao and make it at home for your family.
- MUSEE LOUIS VOULAND - 17 rue Victor Hugo
. 1 to 23 Dec., Tuesday-Sunday 2pm-6pm: Provençal crèche from the 18th century.
Ticketss: 6€; 4€.
. Saturday 1, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 Dec., 4pm: the museum opens its reserves. Come with the family and visit the museum's collections of Decorative Arts from the 17th and 18th centuries, with surprises throughout your visit!
Tickets: 2 to 8€.
. Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Dec., 14:30-5pm: Sewing workshop "Tissus, fils and cie"
Two afternoons of classes to learn how to use the sewing machine and master the basic techniques by making something inspired by the collection of Decorative Arts at the museum.
Starts at 9 years old - reservation required - Price: 43€ for the two afternoons.
. Tuesday 11 Dec., 2:30-5pm: Christmas ornaments
Make your own Christmas ornaments with Provençal fabrics.
Price: 15€; 10€.
- MAISON DE LA TOUR - 9 rue de la Tour
. Saturdays 1 and 8 Dec., 10am-12:30: making treats and storytelling
Chocolate Truffles & Christmas cookie, honey Madeleines & our own traditional little gingerbread man .
Starts at 6- reservation required: 10€
. Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30-3:30: oyster bar, white wine and Champagne.
. Saturdays, 7:30-11pm: rôtisserie of festive poultry on a spit.
. Sundays, 11:30-3:30: Christmas brunch.
. Saturday 22 Dec., 10am-12:30: "les parents cuisinent"
Cooking class on foie gras, terrine & mini ballotine to take home with you. Tips and counsel and recipe.
- CAMILI BOOKS & TEA - 155 rue Carreterie
. Saturdays 1 and 22 Dec., 10:30-12 noon; Wednesdays 5, 12 and 19 Dec., 3pm-4:30: Christmas origami workshop
Make beautiful star wreathes and garlands in paper - great gifts for friends and for yourself.
. Saturday 1er Dec., 2pm-4pm: Christmas watercolour workshop
Paint Christmas trees, snow, and shiny ornaments... !
Starts at 7 years old - reservations recommended - Tickets: 4€/class
- L'EAU VIVE - 15 rue du Vieux Sextier
. Saturdays 1, 8 and 15 Dec., 4:30: Storytelling
Listen to stories for children from 0 to 99 years old... A wonderful time of generosity and sharing, timeless experience. Read, listen, discuss, a great time for all.
30 minutes - No reservation - free
- ARDENOME, Formerly the Grenier à sel - 2 rue du Rempart Saint-Lazare
. Wednesdays 5, 12 and 19 Dec., 2pm-5pm: Ardemômes workshop "Make your own animation film"
Introduction to the techniques of animation by students from the Ecole des Nouvelles Images + animated Christmas goûter.
8 to 12 years old - reservation required - free
. Friday 21 and Saturday 22 Dec.: screenings of the "P'tits films d'animation" made during the Ardenômes workshops.
- LA CARTE A JOUER - 6 rue Rappe
. Friday 7 Dec., 6pm-7pm ; Sunday 9 Dec., 3pm-4pm: Christmas Wheel & Firefly Rendez-vous.
Come and try your luck!
- LA MIRANDE - place de l'Amirande
. Friday 7 Dec., 6pm-11pm; Saturday 8 Dec., 11am-11pm; Sunday 9 Dec., 11am-9pm: 9th Christmas Market
A real Bazaar featuring creators' work, gourmet food, the Table Haute, pastry classes, tea salon, the Djinvisible, exhibition of children's drawings on the theme of Gustav Klimnt...
. Friday 7 and Saturday 8 Dec., 7pm-11pm ; Sunday 9 Dec., 7pm-9pm: Don Vicè Lo Iacono
. Saturday 8 Dec., 11am-11pm (on and off); Sunday 9 Dec., 11-9pm (on and off): Swinguys
Strolling concert - electric swing.
. Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Dec.: children's workshops
* 2pm-3pm: painting "The Young Girl with the Pearl"
* 3:30 -4:30: decoration "Christmas wreath"
* 5-6pm: sculpture "The Fox"
A partir de 8 ans
- LE NID - 7 rue des Trois Faucons: Elves at Le Nid - parents/children workshops
. Saturday 8 Dec., 10am-11am: Christmas decorations in paper, at the store CQFD.
As of the age of 7- reservation required. Call 06 22 15 60 64 - Tickets: 20€ for two persons.
. Saturday 15 and Wednesday 19 Dec., 3pm-4:30: yoga class at the Inspire Yoga studio + and making inventive Christmas truffles, at the Catine du Nid
Children 4 to 10 years old - reserve at 06 05 31 25 08 - Tickets: 20€ for two.
- LE PETIT POT - 10 place de la Principale
. Saturday 8 Dec., 4pm: soap-making
Demonstration "cold soap-making"
. Sunday 16 Dec., 4pm-17h: tea time by Cléonis tricot
Make a felted soap stone
Reserve ahead - free
. Saturday 22 Dec., 4pm: Furoshiki
Atelier "the art of Japanese gift wrapping" for an eco-responsible Christmas - You can purchase fabric on site or come with your own.
Reserve ahead - free
- RESTAURANT CHRISTIAN ETIENNE, Corinne and Guilhem Sevin - 10 rue de Mons: Christmas In and Off (centre stage and behind the scenes)
Sundays 9 and 16 Dec.:
* 11am - 12 and 2pm: "In the Plate" and "In the Glass" workshops
Step backstage into the kitchen for our workshop "Secrets de papilles" with Chef Guilhem Sevin: tips, insider's knowledge, and magic tricks.
Sommelier Antoine Olivain will teach the concoction of a Christmas cocktail: learn, share and taste
Lasts 30 min - reservation required - 10€.
* 11am-3pm: La Brigade du restaurant comes out of the kitchen for the Christmas taste treatsl: nuage de foie gras, oysters from Camargue, brioche maison, truffled egg, glass of Champagne and smoothie maison.
* 11am-7pm: Gourmandises by Corinne Sevin - take these delights home with you.
* 3pm-7pm: the one and only Christmas, with genuine hot chocolate - from the cocoa bean to the cup, everything is made before your very eyes.
- MAISON DE FOGASSES - 37 rue des Fourbisseurs
- 14 to 24 Dec., 4pm: tea salon with Brigitte's fabulous cakes in our cozy rooms.
- Saturdays and Sundays 15, 16, 22 and 23 Dec., 4:30: Christmas story-telling
No reservation - free
- Sunday 16 Dec., starts at 11am: Advent brunch made specially by Coeur d'artichaut
- HÔTEL D'EUROPE - 12 place Crillon
. 14 to 29 Dec., 2pm-6pm, in the courtyard: Christmas food truck & châlet Noël
Oysters, waffles, mulled wine, chocolates, tea cakes, spice cakes, foie gras and other winter delights.
. Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 Dec., 11am-7pm: Christmas for Gourmets - Gourmet food market and & designers
Chef Pascal Auger's preferred suppliers offer their products. Our Pastry Chef and Christmas fairy Sophie Poulain presents her 2018 Haute Couture Christmas cakes - la bûche de Noël.
. Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 Dec., 2pm and 4pm: classes for young gourmets
Making Christmas cookings. Storytelling and goûter.
Reservation recommended - Tickets: 15€
- MUSEE ANGLADON - 5 rue Laboureur
. Wednesday 19 Dec., 3pm-4:30: The great adventure of exploring the collection
Tales and workshops for the whole family, from 3 to 90 years old.
Off you go on a great adventure through the museum, with a map of its different territories.
Workshop on an imaginary map of the sky - with phosphorescent paint.
. Monday 24 Dec., 2pm-4pm: Playing Clue at the museum
A game of clues to discover the collections in a super fun way. A colouring book is part of the fun.
Reservation recommended - Tickets: 3€
- AU COEUR D'AVIGNON - 9 rue du Collège d'Annecy
. Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 Dec., 6pm-1am: Christmas delights by the fireside
By the fireplace, in the salons and in the garden: foie gras, salmon, seafood platters, the 13 desserts, music, mulled wine...
Reservation recommended - Prices start at 8€ per board/platter.
- LES JARDINS DE BARACANE - 12 rue Baracane
. Friday 21 and Saturday 22 Dec., 2pm-8pm: Christmas on the balcony, Christmas by the fireside - Christmas at the Jardins de Baracane
A warm and friendly stop for some cozy fun: board games, lovelyl tea by the fireside, mulled wine in the garden...
- DELIRIUM - 1 rue Mignard
. Saturday 22 Dec., starts at 9pm: Wild Christmas party
Creators' stands, things to do, exhibitions, concert and dj set !
Tickets: 10€ + 2€ membership