Avignon Capital of Provence is famous worldwide thanks to his palace of the popes who made it the capital of Christianity in the Middle Ages, the Popes' Palace, residence of the Popes in the fourteenth century, is the largest Gothic palace of Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bridge St Benezet, is known worldwide thanks to the famous song. Built from the twelfth century, it is often taken away by the floods of the Rhone, and finally abandoned in the seventeenth century. Classified World Heritage by UNESCO.
churches: Cathedral of Doms, St. Agricola, Saint Didier, Saint Peter, Saint Symphorien Carmelites;
- Temple St Martial; - The synagogue; - Instead of the Clock, the opera, the city hall and its Jacquemart; - Cloister St. Louis; - The Ceccano Media; - The ramparts; - The Rocher des Doms; - The old streets and mansions, neighborhoods Carmelite dyers ...; - The green wall of Les Halles The island of barthelasse access on foot or by shuttle on the Rhône
The Petit Palais museum of exceptional Italian and Provencal paintings late thirteenth Collection - early sixteenth centuries and a collection of Romanesque and Gothic sculptures avignonnaises.
Archbishops Palace, Place du Palais des Papes Tel. + 33 (0) 4 90 86 44 58 - Fax + 33 (0) 4 90 82 18 72
Calvet Museum: Housed in a magnificent mansion of the eighteenth century. The Calvet museum has a rich collection of fine arts, paintings and sculptures from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. Marcel Puech donation: furniture, ceramics, bronzes. Hall of modern art Victor Martin: Soutine, Manet, Camille Claudel (coming soon). 65 Rue Joseph Vernet Tel. + 33 (0) 4 90 86 33 84 - Fax + 33 (0) 4 90 14 62 45
Historic sites to see: Papal Palace. St Benezet Bridge (Pont d'Avignon). The Opera. The Hotel de city.The churches. The Cloitre St Louis. The Rocher des Doms.
Museums, walks: The Museum in pictures (more than 1,000 pictures of Avignon) .Museum the Petit Palais (paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance) .Museum Calvet.
Lapidary Museum (archeology, prehistory and paintings the XVI to the XX) Campredon museum master painting.