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Popes' Palace

Museum and monument / Included

Discover the monumental residence of the 14th-century pontiffs, listed as a Unesco World Heritage site since 1995 and the largest building of its kind in the Gothic period !

€12.00 Free with the Pass!

Contact


Place du palais
84000 Avignon

+33 432 74 32 74
officetourisme@avignon-tourisme.com
www.palais-des-papes.com

PLEASE NOTE ! All visitors with an Avignon City Pass must go to the pre-paid ticket line and present their pass.

- Tour duration: approx. 1h30/2h00
- The Pontifical Gardens are not included in this ticket.
- Pets are not allowed on the tour (except guide dogs)
- No dragone (histopad cord)
- Baby carrier available
-Strollers must be left at the cloakroom
-Due to a large number of steps, the monument is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
-The rooms closed to visitors are those of the cameraman and the notary

Horaires d'ouverture

Every day

January 8 to February 9: 10am to 5pm
February 10 to 29: 10 am to 6 pm
March 1 to November 3: 9am to 7pm
November 4 to December 20: 10am to 5pm
December 21 to 31: 10 am to 6 pm  

// Due to the Olympic torch relay on June 19, the Popes Palace will be closed to visitors. 

Palace of the Popes

The monumental residence of the 14th-century pontiffs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest Gothic palace in the world (15,000 m2 of floor space, equivalent to the volume of 4 Gothic cathedrals).

The visitor can see over 20 rooms, scenes of historic events, in particular the pope’s private chambers and the frescoes painted by the Italian artist Matteo Giovannetti. The Popes’ Palace also offers the visitor continuous cultural activities throughout the year.

The ticket includes the visit of the Palace of the Popes as well as the histopad which is a touch pad that allows to live  a temporal immersion in the major parts of the monument, entirely re-constituted as they could be in the 14th century.

IMPORTANT: 

Each visitor must go to the line for pre-paid tickets and present their Avignon City Pass or Avignon City Pass.  

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A la vie, à l'amor" exhibition - Miss.Tic

From 27 Jun 2024 to 5 Jan 2025

Free

A la vie, à l'amor, the first monograph by Miss.Tic, who passed away in May 2022, celebrates the poetic force of her work!

A pioneer of French urban art, she was above all a poetess in the city. Her literary, societal and philosophical projects, written in aerosol ink on walls, canvases and metal sheets over a period of more than forty years, are a veritable treasure trove.

Palais des Papes
Place du Palais des Papes
84000 Avignon
France

+33432743274
officetourisme@avignon-tourisme.com