Sightseeing route in Avignon

Avignon

【City description】

It’s a medieval city surrounded by ramparts. There is the Rhone river on the west of the city and the Avignon Bridge is famous because the half of bridge is destroyed and became a children’s song. The Pape stayed in the palace before and it was the main city of the catholic.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 4 h 30

【Budget】

 22.50 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Avignon Centre station

Gare d’Avignon Centre

※Attention, it’s not Avignon TGV station. It’s far from the city.

②Rampart of Avignon

Remparts d’Avignon

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Enter the city between ramparts and go straight on the street.



③Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street and turn right to go to Frédéric Mistral St. Then, turn left at the end. It takes 5 minutes.



④Angladon Museum

Musée Angladon

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 8 euros

Opening hour: 1 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday, in January

★Go back to République St and continue to walk on the street. It takes 10 minutes.



⑤Horloge Square

Place de l’Horloge

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Jean Vilar Gps St.



⑥Palace of Papes

Palais des Papes

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 12 euros (the ticket with ⑨ is 14.50 euros)

Opening hour: 9 am – 7 pm (until 9 pm in summer / until 5 h 45 in winter)

Close: No

⑦Notre Dame des Doms Cathedral

Notre Dame des Doms d’Avignon

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 6 h 30 am – noon / 2 pm – 5 h 30 pm (until 7 pm in summer)

Close: No

⑧Rock of Doms Park

Rocher des Doms

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go down the stairs from the park and turn left at the river. It takes 10 minutes.



⑨Avignon Bridge

Pont d’Avignon

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 5 euros (the ticket with ⑥ is 14.50 euros)

Opening hour: 9 am – 7 pm (until 9 pm in summer / until 5 h 45 in winter)

Close: No

★Continue to walk on the street and turn left to enter the city between ramparts. Then, turn right at the end to go to a pedestrian road. Turn left to go to a small tunnel of Puits de la Reille St and turn right at the first crossroad. Go straight on Balance St. As you return to Horloge Square, go back to the station with the same route. It takes 30 minutes.



【Goal】

Avignon Centre station

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