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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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Palace of the Popes

May 2011

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Palace of the Popes

Palace of the Popes

May 2011

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

Avignon - Palace of the Popes

March 2010

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Avignon - Palace of the Popes

River Sentinel

May 2014

Roxanne V
Singapore

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.

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Avignon, Les Baux de Provence and Chateauneuf-du-Pape Day Trip from Aix-en-Provence

Climbing up towards the castle ruins at Les Baux de Provence

May 2014

Roxanne V
Singapore

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.

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Avignon, Les Baux de Provence and Chateauneuf-du-Pape Day Trip from Aix-en-Provence

Pont du Gard

September 2013

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

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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

lunch in Provence

September 2013

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

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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

le Pont d'Avignon

September 2013

our first sight in Avignon--the famous bridge!

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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

arriving at Gare de Lyon

September 2013

off the bus from Place des Pyramides to Gare de Lyon

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Avignon and Provence Day Trip from Paris by TGV Train

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