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Avignon Discovery | MRL1

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Avignon Discovery

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Starting from €103,07 EUR / Adult
Step back to The Middle Ages as you discover the Papal history and awe-inspiring landmarks of legendary Avignon. In the 14th century this was the center of the Roman Catholic faith and, though its seat of papal influence was relatively short lived, the ecclesiastical monuments left behind are awe-inspiring. You'll follow your local guide on a narrated walk that winds along cobblestone streets to reach the Palace of the Popes, one of the largest Gothic wonders in all of Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next door looms the 12th-century Avignon Cathedral, crowned by a gilded state of the Virgin Mary. Learn about the city's history as you step back in time, following along the medieval ramparts and narrow streets of its historic center. After the guided visit, enjoy approximately 3 hours of free time for lunch on your own and/or further independent exploration.
  • Follow your local guide on an eye-opening stroll that showcase the papal wonders of Avignon.
  • Witness the magnificent Pope's Palace, Avignon Cathedral, and city's historical ramparts.
  • Enjoy approximately 3 hours of free time to explore on your own.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Biodegradable sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing- weather appropriate attire
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk for extended periods, including negotiating inclines and approximately 200 steps.
  • Pope's Palace visit is not included.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
  • Travel time to and from Avignon is approximately 1.5 hours. Free time is approximately 3 hours.
Location Provence (Marseille), France Provence (Marseille), France
Tour Code MRL1 MRL1
Duration8.00 Hours 8.00 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
#This tour utilizes an audio system that provides guests with headset units to use during the tour.  These units will assist the users with hearing the narration provided by the guides.  Units are to be returned at the conclusion of the tour program.
#Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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