Great experience. History at every step. We used the hand held voice guide and made our way through the Palace. Take your time and enjoy the various presentations. Definitely a must see
About Pope's Palace (Palais des Papes)
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Learn most of the popes period in Avignon and the palaces. Most text boards are in French so to fully understand the history, the buildings and everything do pay for the audio guide (like 2-3 euros extra). It is a must for getting full value...More
The buildings are enormous always wonder when they were so short th ceilings were so high. There have been many changes over the centuries and a lot of resoration but you get the idea of the scale of the palace. If you are short on...More
Set aside 3 hours - this is a marathon. The long queues at the entrance also take time. Good information available in each room. Water is available half way round. Look out for the medieval ceiling painting. Also the huge altar at the eastern side...More
Well worth a wander around. It's been adapted and improved continually over the centuries, so you get to see a wonderful tangle of buildings. We didn't opt for the audio guide facility, but found the cards available in every room informative. The English versions were...More
Such a historical building may be put to better use! It is a wonderful and huge building including several big halls (chapels) which could be used for exhibitions. It is overwhelming to consider that powerful popes roamed those rooms centuries ago.
Pope's Place we stayed next door that was a plus. The palace itself was amazing the rooms are all empty it is huge great to see but do not think it is worth lining up for a hour plus too see we just walked in...More
Take your time to visit this place. Amazing history, in full restauration, so some rooms might not be accessible. Value for money, and do not forget the audioguide.