Guided Tour: Once upon a time at the Palace of the Popes AVIGNON

From 2 August 2nd to 30 September and from 21 October to 3 November, see details at the bottom of the page. Guided tour in French of the the Palace of the Popes, the biggest Gothic palace in the world. Enter into the world of the popes in the 14th century, and see the rooms where daily life and prestigious ceremonial events all took place.

Visit the biggest Gothic fortress in the world! The Palace of the Popes is UNESCO World Heritage.

The Palace of the Popes stands as the symbol of the importance of the Church in the Christian Western world, in the 14th century. Building of the palace started in 1335 and in less than twenty years, it became the biggest Gothic palace in the western world. Today visitors can tour over twenty rooms in the palace, all places where important events took place. See the private apartments of the pope and their stunning decors of frescoes painted by the Italian artist Matteo Giovannetti.


- from 2 to 5 August: every day at 2:30pm.
- from 6 to 31 August: every day at 2:30pm and 6:30pm in French, at 5:30pm in English.
- from 1 to 30 September (except Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th) : every day at 2:30pm and Sundays at 11am.
- from 21 October to 3 November : every day at 2:30pm.
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Adress / Contact

accueil groupe Palais des Papes
accueil groupe Palais des Papes - Place du Palais
84000  Avignon
See phone number(s)
T. 04 32 74 32 74
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Coordinates

Longitude: 4.80733
Latitude: 43.950814


Dates

2018-08-02

2018-09-30

From 02/08 to 30/09/2018, daily except on 15/09 and 16/09.

From 21/10 to 03/11/2018, daily at 2.30 PM.

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