Avignon


It is a city in southeastern France. From 1309 to 1377, it was the seat of the Catholic popes, and remained under papal rule until becoming part of France in 1791. Its center, surrounded by medieval stone ramparts and places.

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Palace of the Popes

UNESCO world heritage

Bridge Saint Bénézet

12th century

Roman Theatre Orange

UNESCO world heritage

Rocher des Doms

garden, statues

Place de l'Horloge

main square

Chauvet Cave

UNESCO world heritage

Petit Train

small train

Street of Dyers

historic street

Barthelasse island

island, bridges

Les Halles market

fresh market

Du Petit Palace Museum

art gallery, museum

Avignon Cathedral

12th century

Calvet Museum

art gallery

Saint Peter's Church

14th century

Angladon Museum

art museum

Collection Lambert

art museum

Museum Lapidaire

roman sculptures

Museum Louis Vouland

arts museum

Grand Opera

19th century

St. Agricola Church

15th century