Walking tour of Avignon and Popes' Palace
Attractions & guided tours

Walking tour of Avignon and Popes' Palace

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the rich history of Avignon
  • Skip-the-line access to the Popes' Palace
  • Enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the tour
What to expect

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 the city where the papacy established in the early 14C. Enjoy skip-the-line access and follow your guide inside the Pope's Palace, 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.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees to Popes' Palace
    • A guided walking tour
    • A glass of wine
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-11)
    Where

    33 rue de la Balance, 84000 Avignon

    Meeting point:

    Meet us at our agency located at 33 rue de la Balance, 84000 Avignon.

    What to remember
    • 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
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    PROVENCE RESERVATION
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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