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Palace of the Popes (Palais des Papes)

The Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) is one of the largest Gothic buildings in all of Europe and was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1995. Avignon became the residence of the Popes in 1309 during the period of the Avignon ... 

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Anonymous

May 2011

Palace of the Popes - May 2011

Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

Anonymous

May 2011

Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) taken from a tower in the town on the other side of the river (Villeneuve). - May 2011

Palace of the Popes

Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) taken from a tower in the town on the other side of the river (Villeneuve).

Sunshine P United States of America

May 2016

 This was a highlight for us. Visiting Pont du Gard, the ancient Roman aqueduct almost 2000 years old , Sunshine P - May 2016

Pont du Gard

This was a highlight for us. Visiting Pont du Gard, the ancient Roman aqueduct almost 2000 years old

Sue D

May 2014

 The bridge ruin in Avignon. , Sue D - May 2014

Pont St-Benezet

The bridge ruin in Avignon.

Sue D

May 2014

 Visiting the winery. , Sue D - May 2014

Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Visiting the winery.

Sue D

May 2014

 A lovely walk toward the Pont du Gard. , Sue D - May 2014

Pont du Gard

A lovely walk toward the Pont du Gard.

Sue D

May 2014

 Lavender on display. , Sue D - May 2014

Les Baux de Provence

Lavender on display.

Sue D

May 2014

 Exploring all the little passages. , Sue D - May 2014

Les Baux de Provence

Exploring all the little passages.

Roxanne V Singapore

May 2014

 Just standing from afar, the ancient structure incites an imposing aura that makes one humble and wary of stepping on the ancient stones itself for fear of giving disrespect to the marvelous workers ... , Roxanne V - May 2014

River Sentinel

Just standing from afar, the ancient structure incites an imposing aura that makes one humble and wary of stepping on the ancient stones itself for fear of giving disrespect to the marvelous workers and engineers for producing such wonder.

Roxanne V Singapore

May 2014

 I envy the students who have boundless energy walking up and down the gravel path like it was nothing. But seeing the fantastic sky and the magical setting, we were persuaded to go to the top just ... , Roxanne V - May 2014

Climbing up towards the castle ruins at Les Baux de Provence

I envy the students who have boundless energy walking up and down the gravel path like it was nothing. But seeing the fantastic sky and the magical setting, we were persuaded to go to the top just so.

Mark J R

September 2013

 So worth the climb--just be careful--it's really steep and what a precarious path! , Mark J R - September 2013

Pont du Gard

So worth the climb--just be careful--it's really steep and what a precarious path!

Mark J R

September 2013

 Roman ruins in Provence , Mark J R - September 2013

Roman ruins

Roman ruins in Provence

Mark J R

September 2013

 plenty of time for a great lunch in the middle of town , Mark J R - September 2013

lunch in Provence

plenty of time for a great lunch in the middle of town

Mark J R

September 2013

 our first sight in Avignon--the famous bridge! , Mark J R - September 2013

le Pont d'Avignon

our first sight in Avignon--the famous bridge!

Mark J R

September 2013

 off the bus from Place des Pyramides to Gare de Lyon , Mark J R - September 2013

arriving at Gare de Lyon

off the bus from Place des Pyramides to Gare de Lyon

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