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The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit : ceremonila halls, chapels, cloister, the Pope's provate apartments with their priceless frescos, as well as a scenographic...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Place du Palais des Papes, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very cleverly done tour and a great insight into how it used to be using the iPad & the portals in each room. We found it very interesting & informative. One of the best self guided tours & a must do. Very hot inside...More

Thank Denise A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good especially with the introduction of the media guides. Fairly realised considering the tourist footfall. Would recommend seeing. Lots of history to take in!

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This palace of the Popes is great for anyone who is interested in history and especially for the Catholics. Simply get an audio guide and walk around the premises freely. There's also a VR tour which you can use,making the tour more interactive and for...More

Thank claretravelsaround
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Once we had got used to the technology of the tablet it was very informative and interesting. However the technology distracted from some of the exhibits. Must bring six-year-old grandson to explain how it all works.

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting and imposing bbuilding. Also went to a wonderful light show here. Avignon is full of interesting history.

Thank norwich06
Reviewed 5 days ago

Outstanding dive into the monument and its meaning substantiated with the help of the superb HistoPad, which makes augmented reality accessible to everyone. Visitors are guided through space and time with abundant information and an insight into the atmosphere, the ways and the motivations of...More

1  Thank Rui M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy historical visits, this is a nice site. They managed to give the old buildings’ visit a modern twist. Visitors receive a tablet that is filled with extra information and enhanced your visit virtually. Plan at least 2 hours for the complete visit....More

Thank jazzfang
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Attended the vibrations attraction. It was very clever and a nice end to our evening . Thought it was overpriced and not worth 24 euros .

Thank Devonbaggage
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Palais is impressive in it's own right - a wealth of history, vast architecture and just downright interesting. I was though, especially impressed by the guide that was free - it was an iPad, with headphones. The commentary kicked in automatically as you walked...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a day to spend in this beautiful city and decided to visit the Pope's Palace. Open between 9am-7pm, (last admission 6.30pm), we arrived around midday and it wasn't too busy (lunchtime for most!) so no queue on entry. I recommend buying the combined...More

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Barrie G
29 June 2018|
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Response from nsander219 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about which day but would get there as early as you can to avoid the mid morning tour groups.
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Iwona O
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Response from Lucyartist | Reviewed this property |
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