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

From March 31st to November 3rd, see details below. 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.

- until March 18th and from April to September, on Sundays at 11am, except 20/05, 3/06 and 16/09.
- Saturday March 31st, Monday April 2nd Saturday April 24th, Monday April 30th, TuesdayMay 1st and from Monday May 7th to Saturday May 12th, at 11am.
- from Saturday July 7th to Friday August 31st and from Sunday October 21st to Saturday November 3rd, every day at 2:30pm.

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.

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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Longitude: 4.80733
Latitude: 43.950814




From 12/11/2017 to 03/11/2018, daily except on 20/05/2018, 03/06/2018 and 16/09/2018.