Discover a city with a rich historical heritage, sheltered by its ramparts.
The city is home to some real treasures: from the Palace of the Popes built in the 14th century to the famous Pont d'Avignon, the City of the Popes is the witness of several centuries of history. Stroll through the Antiquarian Quarter, on the Place de l'Horloge or on the walkway to the Rocher des Doms, admire the private mansions and visit the Petit Palais and Palais du Roure museums.
Avignon is a must-see in Provence, only 30 kilometres from your hotel.
The city is also known for its cultural events. Every year in July, the Avignon Festival attracts hundreds of thousands of dance, film and street performance enthusiasts. It is one of the most important international theatre events.
Take advantage of your stay in our hotel to discover Avignon.
In the heart of the city, the Palace of the Popes has seen 9 Popes in succession. Built in only 70 years, it has become a high place of Christian religious life. This symbol of the influence of the church in the 14th century was also a military barracks, a theatre stage and an exhibition space.
A step back in history for your visit...
The monument has more than 20 places to visit, including the superb private flats of the pope with magnificent frescoes by Matteo Giovannetti. Discover them with a Histopad digital tablet that will allow you to go back in time and relive the splendour of the papal court through a multimedia immersion.
The Palais des Papes is open every day, all year round.