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Travelers from all over the world come to this beautiful city each year, filling up Avallon's hotels with the languages of every continent. Avallon is known for its quaint atmosphere, its peaceful streets, and its friendly inhabitants. When you plan your Avallon vacation right, travel is as simple as daily life here in this Burgundian commune. Avallon's hotels are known for their friendly and courteous staff, and many can be found within walking distance of beautiful sights like the Place General-de-Gaulle. On Saturday morning, this central location is the place to go for fresh cheeses and wine, among other goods from the surrounding countryside. When you book on Hotels.com, you'll have access to some of Avallon's finest accommodations.
What's Avallon Like?
Avallon is known for its historic architecture, as well as its many bright flowering plants, which cover the city in vibrant colors each spring time. Some of the most popular places to go include the clock tower, which is located within the city's central district. You can check out some of the finest Avallon hotels on Hotels.com, where you can compare location as well as accommodation type. Kids love the Cardoland Dinosaur Park, with its whimsical playground areas. Great architecture can be found at the collegiate church of Saint-Lazare, which dates from the twelfth century. Other favorites include the Tour de l'Horloge, and the statue of Vauban. Travelers should not leave out the local products, which include gingerbread and many fine leather crafts.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Avallon
Here at Hotels.com, we know what it's like to be a visitor in foreign lands, to feel like a stranger. It is partly for this reason that we have done our research to make sure that from the moment you arrive in your Avallon hotel to the moment you leave, you'll feel right at home even while making new friends. Some tips for visitors include learning a few words of French to greet people in their native tongue. It's important to realize that the natives are used to greeting each other casually and without effort so if you put in the extra bit of work to make things easier for them, they'll be much more appreciative. Always say "bonjour madame" or "bonjour monsieur" upon greeting people in the street. And, if you happen to bump into anyone, always say "pardon" or "excusez-moi." By making the effort to be courteous, you'll be much more likely to be greeted cordially wherever you might happen to venture in this exciting city.