Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
Avignon
The Popes' Palace

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1995
Size of heritage: 8.20 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 4,806°
Latitude: 43,953°

About

In the 14th century, this city in the South of France was the seat of the papacy. The Palais des Papes, an austere-looking fortress lavishly decorated by Simone Martini and Matteo Giovanetti, dominates the city, the surrounding ramparts and the remains of a 12th-century bridge over the Rhone. Beneath this outstanding example of Gothic architecture, the Petit Palais and the Romanesque Cathedral of Notre-Dame-des-Doms complete an exceptional group of monuments that testify to the leading role played by Avignon in 14th-century Christian Europe.


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Hotels and places to stay

La Mirande

Address
Distance: 0,2 mi
Place de L Amirande
84000 Avignon
France

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La Mirande

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Distance: 0,2 mi
4 Place De L Amirande
84000 Avignon
France

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Hôtel Mercure Pont d'Avignon Centre

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Distance: 0,1 mi
2, rue Ferruce Gps parking: Parking Palais des Papes Boulevard de la ligne
84000 AVIGNON
France

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Hôtel Mercure Avignon Centre Palais des Papes

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Distance: 0,2 mi
"GPS" rue Molière 1 rue Jean Vilar (GPS Parking : Parking Palais de
84000 AVIGNON
France

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De L'Horloge

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Distance: 0,3 mi
1, rue Felicien David
84000 Avignon
France

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Kyriad Avignon Palais des Papes

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26, place de l Horloge
84000 Avignon
France

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Hôtel Médieval

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Distance: 0,3 mi
15 Rue Petite Saunerie
84000 Avignon
France

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Hotel Mignon

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Distance: 0,2 mi
12 Rue Joseph Vernet
84000 Avignon
France

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Hôtel de Blauvac

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Distance: 0,3 mi
11, rue de la Bancasse
84000 Avignon
France

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Hotel d'Europe

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Distance: 0,2 mi
12 Place Crillon
84000 Avignon
France

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Videos from the area

Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France [HD] (videoturysta)

Published: October 22, 2014
Length: 27:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: videoturysta

s'il vous plaît voir ci-dessous pour la description en français) [EN] Avignon - the City of the Popes. After crossing one of the seven main gates in the ideally preserved ramparts, you can...

'L'autre Rome les palais des papes d'Avignon' [Jacques Malaterre,documentaire]

Published: December 12, 2014
Length: 00:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alex Bocelli

La Ville d'Avignon et R.M.G - Palais des Papes présentent L'Autre Rome Les palais des papes d Avignon de Jacques Malaterre. Genre:documentaire. Filmé et realisé par Jacques Malaterre...

Avignon, France - Home of the French Popes

Published: June 28, 2014
Length: 04:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Philip Dean

From 1309 until 1377 the town of Avignon, France was the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. Seven Popes call Avignon home starting with French born Pope Clement the Fifth. Clement...

Avignon - A Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

Published: November 05, 2014
Length: 25:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nargoe

In October 2014 I took a round rail trip to Avignon from Paris Gare de Lyon station. I took the 0711 direct service to Avignon, and returned in Paris by 9pm. Avignon is a beautiful interesting...

All Provence Tours

Published: February 15, 2015
Length: 35:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Philip Dean

All Provence Tours is based in Avignon, France. Guide Laurent Catoni conducts customized minivan tours in nearby Provence. Catoni is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese as well as French....

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