Attractions & monuments

Walking tour of Avignon and Popes' Palace

Availability: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the rich history of Avignon
  • Skip-the-line access to the Popes' Palace
  • Enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the tour
What to expect

Explore the historical center of Avignon on a 3-hour walking tour with your English-speaking guide.

Climbing up to the top of the fortified medieval city walls, discover Avignon stretching in all its beauty along the Rhône river. Discover the rich historical past of the city where the papacy established in the early 14C. Enjoy skip-the-line access and follow your guide inside the Pope's Palace, the largest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe. In this maze of galleries, chambers and chapels, imagine its luxurious furnishing and sumptuous decoration from the medieval period.

Walking on the cobbled streets to the Place de l'Horloge, find out about the secret of the painted windows. See the Town Hall topped with its clock tower, and the theatre.

Your tour will end up with a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine served in a historical place, mostly known by the locals.

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What's included
  • Entrance fees to Popes' Palace
  • A guided walking tour
  • A glass of wine
What's not included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-3): free of charge
  • Children (4-11): reduced
Where

33 rue de la Balance, 84000 Avignon

Meeting point:

Meet us at our agency located at 33 rue de la Balance, 84000 Avignon.

What to remember
  • Guests must be able to walk over paved streets, then climb a series of steps to reach the Pope's palace
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended
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When
  • From July 2020 – October 2020
    Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
    Departure at 9.30am | Return at 12.30pm
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Provider
Provence Reservation
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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