Avignon On Your Own - RTA-AOY   

This package includes entrance to the Pope's Palace & Pont d'Avignon, three course dinner in a gastromic restraurant, one hour cruise on the Rhone River and 2 nights accommodation in selected hotels.

Dignac Benoît - Coll. ADT Vaucluse Tourisme

SEILLE Jean Luc - Conseil Général de Vaucluse

Day 1:
Hotel Check In.
Remainder of Day at Leisure.
Overnight at Hotel

Day 2:
Breakfast in Hotel.

Popes' Palace -
The biggest and most beautiful gothic palace in the world was the residence of the Sovereign Pontiffs during the 14th century.

The visit includes 25 rooms: courtyard, cloister, reception halls, chapels, and private papal apartments with its priceless frescoes. In the summertime you can also see exhibitions. Includes audio guide.

Pont d'Avignon (Pont St. Benezet) - Built during the 12th century, it was destroyed in 1226 at the time of the Albigensian Crusades and then later rebuilt.

The bridge was often damaged by raging flood waters, and finally abandoned in the 17th century. The UNESCO has classified the Pope's Palace and the St. Benezet, bridge as world heritage sites.

One hour cruise on the Rhone River - Take a round trip from Avignon to Barthelasse Island. Villeneuve to discover the St. Benezet bridge, the Popes' Palace, the Rochers des Doms, and the monuments of Villeneuve-les-Avignon, medieval town located in front of Avignon, on the other bank: the Fort St. Andre and the Tour Philippe Le Bel.

Three course dinner at a gastromic restaurant without drinks.

*This is not an escorted tour. Using an audio guide, you will make your way to the different places (which are a walking distance from the inner city).

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3:
Breakfast in Hotel.
Hotel Check Out.

At A Glance

South of France
  • Location: Provence

  • Access: Avignon TGV Train Station

  • Start City: Avignon

  • End City: Avignon

  • Areas Visited: Avignon

  • Trip Length: 2 Nights & 3 Days

  • Activities & Highlights: Entrance to Pope's Palace and Pont d'Avignon, 3 course dinner, and One hour cruise on the Rhone River

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