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Private Tour: Avignon Half-Day Trip from Marseille
"Leave your Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and head inland passing through swathes of pretty Provencal countryside in the direction of Avignon – just over an hour away. Known as the City of Popes Avignon was once home to a succession of 14th- and 15th-century French popes who commissioned lavish architectural monuments to be built around the town.On a walking tour see several attractions that date back to the city’s prime like the Pont Saint-Bénezet – the elegant bridge immortalized in the French children’s song Sur le pont d’Avignon – and Cathedral Notre-Dame des Domes. Hear tales of history from your guide and admire the city’s restored medieval ramparts as you w prestige and corruption of Avignon’s papal heritage. Entrance to the palace is at your own expense; once inside you can explore more than 20 different rooms including the pope’s private chambers
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Private Tour: Avignon and Chateauneuf-du-Pape Day Trip from Marseille
"Leave your Marseille hotel by luxury minivan and head inland passing through picturesque Provencal countryside in the direction of Avignon – just over an hour away. Known as the City of Popes Avignon was once home to a succession of 14th- and 15th-century French popes who lavished the town with eye-catching architectural gestures.On a walking tour see several monuments that date back to these times like the Point St-Bénezet – the elegant bridge immortalized in the French children’s song Sur le pont d’Avignon – and Cathedral Notre-Dame des Domes. Hear tales of history from your guide and admire the city’s restored medieval ramparts as you wan prestige and corruption of Avignon’s papal heritage. Entrance to this incredible Gothic palace is at your own expense; once inside you can see more than 20 different rooms including the pope’s private chambers
From EUR70.00
 
Full Day Avignon Private Tour of Pope's Palace and Chateauneuf du Pape from Nice
"Meet your guide at a previously arranged time and start your private tour from Nice. Your first stop will be in the Avignon Popes' Palace which is made up of the Old Palace and the New Palace. You will see one of the oldest fortress in France with austere architecture.Afterwards your guide will take you to the Tower of the Wardrobe. There you will have some free time to visit the monument decorated by a team of artists under first Simone Martini then Matteo Giovanetti.You will visit the the Pope Petit Palais where stands now the Petit Palais Museum's paintings with its collection of Italian paintings from the 13th and 16th century.Do not miss the Virgin and Child painted by the young Botticelli in the section dedicated to Gothic and Romanesque sculptures. Then
From EUR690.00

Cathedrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms Tips (11)

Avignon Cathedral. Notre Dame

The cathedral of Avignon ,Notre Dame, is next to the Palace of the Popes. It is mainly 12th century. Admission is free. On top of the tower is a huge statue of the Virgin.Mary. There were 7 Popes...
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alectrevor
Sep 19, 2015

Cathedrale Notre Dame des Doms

The cathedral was built in the 12th century, and underwent renovations in the 15th and 17th centuries. It was built on the Rocher des Doms and overlooks the Rhone valley. The bell tower is now crowned...
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black_mimi99
May 14, 2014

Notre Dame des Doms and its portly Virgin

Notre Dame des Doms is located on Place du Palais, adjacent to the Palais des Papes, in the most heavily touristed part of Avignon. Notre Dame is Avignon's cathedral - that is, the seat of an...
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CatherineReichardt
Apr 12, 2012

Inside the Cathedral

The church has no aisles and originally had windowless side walls. It contains a dome over the crossing, on squinches, becoming octagonal and a painted inner face. Next to the altar is a fine...
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hquittner
Feb 08, 2011

Visit The Cathedral Notre Dame des Doms

The Cathedral was built between 1140-60 upon remains of an older church. During the 14C, when the Popes were in Avignon, fine frescos by Simone Martini were created upon the aislwer which has beeb...
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hquittner
Feb 08, 2011

Beautiful Old Cathedral

Cathédrale Notre-Dame des Doms d'Avignon is better known as the Cathedral of Avignon. The Cathedral is Roman Catholi is a Roman Catholic cathedral a national monument of France. The CAthedral sits...
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cjg1
Apr 14, 2009

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms

The unusual looking church is an amalgam of several works of construction completed over seven centuries. The church was built in the 12th century and restored after damage over time. The tower was...
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MM212
Jul 15, 2008

Maria Statue

There is Notre Dame Cathedral on which roof there is the huge statue of maiden Maria is installed. During Popes living in Avignon, the city has strikingly changed. Its population grow up to 30...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Mar 27, 2007

la Cathedrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms

We snapped this photograph in the evening. The locals light up the papal palace and this cathedral in the night-time. The cathedral is situated near the papal palace, and is accessible in the daytime....
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rwlittle
May 02, 2004

Notre Dame des Doms

Notre Dame des Doms started out as a monument of Roman Provencal art and after many transformations and renovations, it has become an imposing and richly ornate building. The statue of the Virgin is 6...
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keeweechic
Jan 14, 2003

See the awesome Painting of...

See the awesome Painting of Jesus here at the Notre Dame des Domes (read: Cathedral). Beautiful art work indeed! There are quite a handful of interesting museums here.... Let me try and name some of...
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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"Enchanting Avignon!"
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Things to Do Near Cathedrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms

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Rocher des Doms

With magnificent views of the Rhone River and countryside, the Rocher des Doms is a great place to escape from the clatter of Avignon. Lush gardens, pools, a children's playgrounds, and signs pointing...
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Palais des Papes - Popes' Palace

During the warm weather months, there is a nightly production held at the Palais de Papes called Lumenesence. It is a telling of the story of Avignon through projected light and sound inside the...
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Place de l'Horloge

This is the long square in front of the Hotel de Ville, with terrace cafés along both sides and the "Belle Epoque" carrousel at the top end. During the summer this square is packed with people and...
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Pont D'Avignon - Pont Saint Bénezet

The Pont St Bénézet, as the story goes, was inspired by a shepherd boy who said he was visited by angels who told him to build the bridge. The bridge, built in the 12th century, once spanned the...
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