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Top unexpected guided tours in Avignon

From narrow ways to alleys, may it be on the dark side of the Palais des Papes or in the shimmering of the Rhone, may it be daylight or nightlife… Five angles to discover, with your guide, this city like no other!

 

The dark side of the Popes’ Palace

An invitation to discover the Popes’ Palace through the dark and mysterious episodes of its history! Dive with us into the chimeras of the Middle Ages! The famous Palace of the Popes was the scene of plots, poisoning attempts, superstitions. This visit is a different way of approaching its history through anecdotes of a world of legends and fiction.

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Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, the ongoing rivalry

You only have to cross the bridge “Pont de l’Europe” to find yourself in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Avignon’s challenger. Hidden behind the City of Popes, Villeneuve is remarkably hiding its game. Discover these mysteries and remarkable architectures. The panorama of the Rhone Valley allows us to understand its complex history, while the Kingdom of France stopped on the river banks and the papacy resided a stone’s throw away.

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Avignon in French Sign Language

Discover Avignon and its historic center in French Sign Language (LSF). Our journey through the ancient papal district will take us to the Doms’ rock, with it’s stunning panorama over of the Rhône and the famous bridge. The square of l’Horloge, the Palaces of the Pope and his many cardinals, the churches around the medieval streets will share their many stories, along the many historic eras.

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Romane Brechet : 06.15.81.07.68
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Avignon by night

This night tour starts at the Limbert Gate, outside the walls, and ends in front of the Popes’ Palace. For two hours, we’ll stroll between the city’s glorious past and its present. Along the way, concealed mansions and well-kept mysteries in the city’s stones. You will discover the little story that made History. The coolness of the night and the city lights highlight the treasures of 14th century’s capital of Christendom.

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21 centuries in Saint Didier’s neighbourhood

Rue des Trois Faucons (three falcons’street), leading from the Place ” des Corps Saints “ (Holly Bodies’ Place) to  St Didier, corresponds historically to the main axis of Avignon, starting in the Roman period, up until the 19th century. We discover a concentration of history and element’s of the city’s heritage : mansions, churches, commercial houses, cafes. As you walk through the streets, your guide will disclose, through a little-known itinerary, all 21 centuries and their unveiled facts, and will open the doors to hidden beauties.

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