Weekly Euorstar service to Avignon this Summer

Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe is offering direct weekly summer services to Avignon in the heart of Provence, from 9 July to 10 September 2011.

With these special direct summer services it is quick and easy for passengers to visit the stunning Provence region of France. The less than six hours journey from London St Pancras allows passengers to enjoy the magnificent views of the French countryside, before they arrive in the heart of this beautifully historic city of art and culture.

Book early to avoid disappointment and if direct services are full, Eurostar offers connecting services all year round, which take just under six hours to arrive into Avignon TGV station, which is located just outside the town centre.

Direct tickets are available from £109 return in Standard class and £249 return in Standard Premier. Connecting fares are also available from over 300 towns and cities across the UK, including Cambridge from £131 return, Birmingham from £133 return, Bristol from £139 return and Newcastle from £149 return.
More details here.