Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Avignon Walking Tour Including the Popes' Palace
Walking Tour of the Historic Highlights of Avignon
Climb the Fortified Medieval Walls of Avignon
Skip-The-Line Access To The Popes’ Palace
Hand-Picked Guides Only. English-Speaking, Local Experts
55€ Per Person
27.50€ per child (ages 4-12)
9:30am to 12:30pm
Mon and Fri Only, 1 Apr 2018 to 31 Oct 2018
Shared Walking Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 15
33 rue de la Balance 84000 AVIGNON
Entrance to Popes’ Palace
Learn the History Behind Avignon’s Centuries Old Landmarks
Explore the historical center of Avignon on a 3-hour walking tour with your English-speaking guide. Climbing up to the top of the fortified medieval city walls, discover Avignon stretching in all its beauty along the Rhône river. Discover the rich historical past of Avignon where the papacy established in the early 14C. Enjoy skip-the-line access and follow your guide inside the Popes’ Palace (entrance ticket included), the largest Gothic-styled Palace in Europe. In this maze of galleries, chambers and chapels, imagine its luxurious furnishing and sumptuous decoration from the medieval period. Walking on the cobbled streets to the Place de l’Horloge, find out about the secret of the painted windows. See the town hall topped with its clock tower, and the theatre. Your tour will end up with a glass of Côtes du Rhône wine served in a historical place, mostly known by the locals.
Good to Know
- Guests must be able to walk over paved streets, then climb a series of steps to reach the Pope’s palace.
- Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.
Very informative and relaxed tour – Our guide was great and gave us ample time to tour and relax. She was very knowledgeable and stayed on time.
Efficient and knowledgeable – Friendly, knowledgeable and efficiently organised. We loved the fact that Alain, our guide, was as excited about visiting the estates as we were. We have used them twice already and will certainly do so again.
Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
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