Palais des Papes

Discovering the Palais des Papes - guided tour in English

Cultural, Guided tour, Historic, Medieval in Avignon
  • An invitation to discover the Palais des Papes and life there in the 14th century through a guided tour.

  • As well as the "big story", your guide will take you on a tour of the organisation of the "Pope's hotel" and the catering services.
    What types of dishes were favoured? Where did the raw materials come from? How were attempts to poison the Pope prevented?
    Do you know why the Pope worked under the worried eye of a stag painted on the walls of his study? Why does the lion occupy a special place in the Palace's sculptural decoration?
    What is the significance of the monkey looking at itself in...
    As well as the "big story", your guide will take you on a tour of the organisation of the "Pope's hotel" and the catering services.
    What types of dishes were favoured? Where did the raw materials come from? How were attempts to poison the Pope prevented?
    Do you know why the Pope worked under the worried eye of a stag painted on the walls of his study? Why does the lion occupy a special place in the Palace's sculptural decoration?
    What is the significance of the monkey looking at itself in a mirror as it leaves the Grande Chapelle? Can't you guess? Your guide knows and will share it with you!

    Duration: 1h30 to 1h45
    Please arrive 10 minutes beforehand.
    Suitable for adults and children aged 11 and over.
    Pets are not allowed.

    IH: This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility or strollers.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Rates
    Full Price: €16.50

    PASS rate: €14.50

    Seniors (aged 60 and over): €14.50

    Reduced rate : 11.50 €
    Suitable for :
    8 to 17 year olds
    University students (on presentation of a student card)
    Large families (on presentation of a large family card)
    Guide-lecturers (on presentation of a guide card)
    Jobseekers (on presentation of proof of less than 6 months)
    Conference delegates (on presentation of their conference badge)
    RSA recipients (on presentation of their card)
    People who are 80% disabled (on presentation of their card)

    Entrance to the palace included in this price.
Schedules
  • On May 19, 2024
  • On May 26, 2024
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  • From July 1, 2024
    until August 31, 2024
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