Car hire in Carpentras, on the banks of the Auzon river, is easy just visit our local branch. Famous for some great vineries and the truffle markets which are held every Friday, from winter into early spring. Hiring a car in Carpentras enables easy access to beautiful Avignon. Within an easy 3-minute drive, Avignon has lots to offer in fact its ancient centre was classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. 13th century medieval ramparts surround the ancient town of Avignon, and the annual theatre festival, founded in 1947, is famed well beyond French borders, and as one of the greatest in the world.