Eurostar puts Avignon tickets on sale

Eurostar puts Avignon tickets on sale

Eurostar has announced that tickets for its direct weekly summer 2011 services to Avignon in the heart of Provence are now on sale.

The direct service will run every Saturday from London St Pancras International to Avignon Centre Station from 9 July to 10 September 2011.

Tickets are available from £109 return in standard class and £249 return in Standard Premier. Connecting fares are also available from over 200 towns and cities across the UK, including Cambridge from £131 return, Birmingham from £133 return, Bristol from £139 return and Newcastle from £149 return.

A direct summer service between London and Avignon takes just under six hours and travellers arrive within a short walk of the heart of the city. In addition, connecting services are available all year round and these take around six hours.

The high-speed rail route between the UK and France will make it easier for people seeking to gain access their holiday homes in Avignon, as well as for those simply going on holiday to the French region.

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The direct service will run every Saturday from London St Pancras International to Avignon Centre Station from 9 July to 10 September 2011.

Tickets are available from £109 return in standard class and £249 return in Standard Premier. Connecting fares are also available from over 200 towns and cities across the UK, including Cambridge from £131 return, Birmingham from £133 return, Bristol from £139 return and Newcastle from £149 return.

A direct summer service between London and Avignon takes just under six hours and travellers arrive within a short walk of the heart of the city. In addition, connecting services are available all year round and these take around six hours