Enjoy a private, 2-hour walking tour to explore the history, culture, and customs of Avignon. See the awe-inspiring Palace of the Popes and the remains of famed St. Bénezet Bridge as you learn the history of the city from your expert guide.
What to Expect
Walk through one of the most charming cities in southern France on this half-day tour of Avignon. See the impressive Palace of the Popes and the famous bridge at Pont St. Bénezet as you explore the city's sidewalk cafes, elegant squares, and delightful tree lined boulevards.
Surrounded by imposing medieval walls, Avignon was the capital of Christendom in the 14th century, with seven successive popes making the city their home. In an attempt to rival Rome's Papacy, Avignon's architects designed many of the city's magnificent features, including the superbly preserved defensive walls and the monumental Palace of the Popes ̶ one of the most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
From lesser-known attractions in Avignon to its most renowned sites, you will be accompanied by an expert local guide who will share with you the history and secrets of this UNESCO World Heritage listed city.
- Services of a private local guide
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees to attractions
- Optional activity costs