List of sites to visit

Fortress of Saint André, Villeneuve lez Avignonneuve lez Avignon

Villeneuve lez Avignon

A XIV th century fortress , it is a testimony to military architecture that offers an exceptional panorama of the region. At the top of the Mond Andaon, a rocky outcrop rising up 50 meters above the floodplain of the Rhône, the Fort Saint André was commanded by King Philip the Fair and built by John the Good at the XIV th century. This 750 metres long fortification built to potect the Saint André Abbay and the bourg wich allowed the king of France to assert the power in the country. Just a few kilometres from Avignon, this masterpiece of military architetcure offers panoramic views of Mont ventoux, the Alpilles and the Luberon.

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€6.00 (child €6.00) Free with the Pass!

Gardens of the Abbey of Saint André, Villeneuve lez Avignon

Villeneuve lez Avignon

At the heart of the enclosure created by the walls of Fort Saint-André, which dominates Villeneuve-lez-Avignon (Gard Department), the royal Benedictine Abbey of Saint-André welcomes visitors to its magnificent terraced gardens and abbatial palace............

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€7.00 (child €7.00) Free with the Pass!

Lambert Collection

Avignon

Museum of contemporary art displaying the works donated to the French government by the famous art dealer Yvon Lambert. The Collection Lambert now displays permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Collection Lambert in Avignon was founded in 2000 by Yvon Lambert, seeking to open his personal collection of contemporary art to the public, within the walls of the city mansion known as the Hôtel de Caumont. This collection of contemporary art reflects the major movements in the art of our times: Minimal art, Conceptual art, Land art, painting from the 1980's, video and photography from the 1990's. The collection holds works from great artists such as: Cy Twombly, Sol LeWitt, Donald Judd, Niele Toroni,Jean-Michel Basquiat, Anselm Kiefer, Christian Boltanski, Nan Goldin,Douglas Gordon and Jenny Holzer whose work can be seen throughout the year, alternating or in temporary exhibitions. Since the month of July 2015, the new museum, with twice the display area, is open. The two mansions, built side by side - the Caumont House and the Montfaucon House, now display a permanent exhibition of the collections. There is a program of guided tours on themes relating to the temporary exhibits and the architectureof the place. There are conferences and workshops for children.

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€10.00 (child €10.00) Free with the Pass!

Monastery, la Chartreuse - CIRCA, Villeneuve lez Avignon

Villeneuve lez Avignon

Founded by Pope Innocent VI in 1356, one of the largest and most remarkable monasteries of the Carthusian order with a church, three cloisters and forty cells, each with its garden and the frescoed chapel of the famous painter of the Palace of the Popes, Matteo Giovannetti. The Chartreuse is today also a major place of residence for artists ....

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€8.00 (child €8.00) Free with the Pass!

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?

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€12.00 (child €12.00) Free with the Pass!

The Avignon Bridge (Saint Bénezet)

Avignon

The most famous Bridge in the world ! The Saint Bénezet bridge, a major witness of the history of Avignon, is known throughout the world thanks to the famous song. Built from the 12th century, it was washed away several times by the floods of the Rhone, and finally abandoned in the seventeenth century. Classified World Heritage by UNESCO.

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€5.00 (child €5.00) Free with the Pass!