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Walking tour of Avignon and Popes' Palace

Free cancellation
Duration: up to
Language: English, French
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

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)

Location

4 Rue de la République, 84000 Avignon, France

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at 4 rue de la Republique 84000 Avignon

When

  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

Provider

PROVENCE RESERVATION

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • 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