Palace of the Popes, Avignon

Do you really know the Palace of the Popes in Avignon? Did you know that it is the biggest Gothic palace in the world! That it was built in less than 70 years by the Popes, and that today there are 25 rooms open to your visit? That it also served as a military barracks, and is used as a theatrical stage, a cultural setting for prestigious exhibitions?

Contact

Place du palais
84000 Avignon

+33 432 74 32 74
officetourisme@avignon-tourisme.com
www.palais-des-papes.com

The visitor can see over 20 rooms, scenes of historic events, in particular the pope’s private chambers and the frescoes painted by the Italian artist Matteo Giovannetti. The Popes’ Palace also offers the visitor continuous cultural activities throughout the year.

The ticket includes the visit of the Palace of the Popes as well as the histopad which is a touch pad that allows to live  a temporal immersion in the major parts of the monument, entirely re-constituted as they could be in the 14th century.

IMPORTANT: 

Each visitor must go to the line for pre-paid tickets and present their Avignon City Pass or Vaucluse Provence Pass.  

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Pope's Palace, Avignon

VISIT INCLUDED IN THE PASS

Each visitor must go to the line for pre-paid tickets and present their Avignon City Pass or Vaucluse Provence.

OPENING HOURS
-From January1st to March 31st and from November 7th to December 31st: 10am to 5pm (last time slot 4 Pm)
-From April 1st to June 30th and from September 1st to November 6th: 10am to 6pm (last time slot 5 Pm)
-From July 1st to August 31th: 10am to 7pm (last time slot 6 Pm)
During High Season, reservation possible of the last time slot only on site at the ticket office of the Palace of the Popes.

GOOD TO KNOW
-The Histopad is included in the price
-The Popes' Palace is open every day of the year.
-Our animal friends are not admitted

ACCESSIBILITY
Due to a large number of steps, the visit to the monument is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Thematic of the place

Avignon City Pass, Musuems and monuments, Vaucluse Provence Pass

Public price
Plein : €12.00
Price with the pass
Plein : Free
Pope's Palace, Avignon

Exhibition Amazonia - Photographies Sebastião SALGADO

From date 27 June to date 30 November 2022

From 27 June to 30 November, the Palais des Papes presents the Amazônia exhibition by the famous Franco-Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado: more than 200 photographs, accompanied by projections, with an original creation by Jean-Michel Jarre.

The result of seven years of photographic expeditions by the great photographer Sebastião Salgado, this exhibition offers an immersion in the exuberant vegetation of the Amazonian forest and the daily life of its local populations. Punctuated by a sound creation specially composed by Jean-Michel Jarre and inspired by the concrete sounds of the forest, the exhibition aims to reveal to visitors a part of the magic of the Amazon.

Palais des Papes
Place du Palais des Papes
84000 Avignon

+33 432 74 32 74
officetourisme@avignon-tourisme.com

Price :
Free