Popes' Palace

Local namePalais des Papes
LocationAvignon, France

The Palais des Papes is an historical palace located in Avignon, Southern France. It is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Once a fortress and palace, the papal residence was the seat of Western Christianity during the 14th century. Six papal conclaves were held in the Palais, leading to the elections of Benedict XII in 1334, Clement VI in 1342, Innocent VI in 1352, Urban V in 1362, Gregory XI in 1370 and Antipope Benedict XIII in 1394.

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Opening hours

The Palace is open every day of the year:
Sep 1 - Nov 1: 9 am - 7 pm
Nov 2 - Feb 29: 9:30 am - 5:45 pm
Mar: 9 am - 6:30 pm
Apr - Jun: 9 am - 7 pm
Jul: 9 am - 8 pm
Aug: 9 am - 8:30 pm

Note: Jul 4 - 27, during the Avignon theatre festival, the last admission will be at 6:30 pm instead of 7 pm.

Admission

Pope's Palace:
Adults: €11
Seniors (60+), students, children (8 - 17): €9

St Bénezet Bridge:
Adults: €5
Seniors (60+), students, children (8 - 17): €4

Bridge + Palace:
Adults: €13.50
Seniors (60+), students, children (8 - 17): €10.50

Free admission: children (under 8)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palais_des_Papes

Official Website http://www.palais-des-papes.com/fr

Email officetourisme@avignon-tourisme.com

Phone +33 4 32 74 32 74

Address 3 Place du Palais, 84000 Avignon, France

Coordinates 43°57'2.713" N 4°48'27.21" E

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