We are returning to Avignon for 4 days in May. We were there last May and enjoyed dinners at La Fourchette and Numero 75. This year we will be there 4 nights. We are considering a day trip over to Arles Wednesday for the market, then maybe lunch. We do not have a car so are pretty committed to dinners in Avignon. Any recommendations?
I think you really miss so much by being car less in Provence. Provence is a magical place but you can't see most of it without a car. We own a house about 45 minutes east of Avignon and I am surprised every day by new sights. You can rent cars from all of the major car rental companies at the Avignon TGV station. I really encourage you to rent a car.
Having said that, I had a great lunch at Restaurant Hiély Lucullus on rue de la Republique about one month ago. I posted about my dining experience at www.sablethouse.blogspot.com