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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
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Avignon and Provence Independent City Tour
"The Popes' Palace is the biggest Gothic palace in all of Europe (15000 square meters of floor space which is the equivalent of 4 Gothic cathedrals). See over 20 rooms scenes of historic events in particular the popes' private chambers and the frescoes painted by the Italian artist Matteo Giovannetti.The Pont d'Avignon (Pont St Benezet) was the first construction over the Rhone river between Lyon and the Mediterranean sea in the 12th century. The bridge had 22 arches and covered approximately 900 meters linking Villeneuve les Avignon to Avignon. The bridge collapsed in the 17th century and the king did not want to pay for restoring t the bridge has 4 arches
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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
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Place de l'Horloge Tips (12)

Place d'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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black_mimi99
May 14, 2014

A Provencal spin on a Christmas market theme!

I am a self confessed Christmas junkie, so my ears prick up at the mere mention of a Christmas market!Maybe I am exposing my ignorance, but I always tend to think of Christmas markets as being a...
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CatherineReichardt
Dec 07, 2011

Walk Through the Place de l'Horloge

This large square was in ancient times the Forum. Part of the oldest present standing structure here was the tower of the Convent de Saint-Laurent (itself gone) which had two stories added in 1470 as...
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hquittner
Feb 10, 2011

Place de l'Horloge/Clock Square

The Place de l'Horloge is the very centre of Avignon life. On its west side the Theater and the Hôtel de Ville (City Hall) built in 1.845) incorporating a 14th century clock-tower.Pics:- Main: City...
Redang
Apr 19, 2010

Place de l'horloge

The Place de l'horloge is the center of activity in Avignon. There are shops, restaurants, cafe's, street vendors and a carousel. The place is hopping with people shopping, eating, people watching,...
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cjg1
Apr 13, 2009

Palais du Roure

Previously known as Hôtel Baroncelli-Javon, the gothic style Palais du Roure was built in the 15th century by Pierre Baroncelli as his residence. In the 17th century, the mansion was remodelled...
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MM212
Jul 13, 2007

Place de l'Horloge

The throbbing heart of Avignon, Place de l'horloge is located in the centre of the old town, just south of Place du Palais. The square's London Plane trees provide shade for the numerous cafés,...
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MM212
Jul 13, 2007

PLACE DE L'HORLOGE

Le Theatre (Opera House) and Hotel de Ville (Town Hall) are located in the PLACE DE L'HORLOGE area of Avignon. This square features many open-air restaurants and on the day we were there, a lovely...
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LoriPori
Dec 17, 2004

Place de l'Horloge

This square features a number of open-air restaurants--good eating! There was also a carousel for the kids to ride, and a number of fine good-looking buildings, like the opera house shown in the...
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rwlittle
May 02, 2004

Go round and round...

This must be a tourist trap... but I really enjoyed it. Completes the "old french" feeling I had about this city. In the central place, but I've seen it in other cities too, this carousel go round and...
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BEETLE_VERTE
Mar 21, 2004

Place de lHorloge

In the Place de Horloge is the hub of Avignon, restaurants, cafes, bars , town hall ,Opera, and Carousel. A place to sit eat and drink and watch the world go by,well some of it !.
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alectrevor
Sep 15, 2012

La Place d'Horloge

La Place d'Horloge, or the Clock-tower Square, is the center of Avignon. Here is the town hall, along with museums, restaurants, shops, and other attractions.
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Jan 04, 2009
 
 
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"The Dilettante & Demoiselles of Avignon"
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"Enchanting Avignon!"
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"Avignon - Cité des papes et du théâtre"
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Things to Do Near Place de l'Horloge

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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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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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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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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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