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Great audio and video content explaining the history of Avignon and Villeneuve in the wider historical context, the middle ages bridge construction methods, etc. The virtual tour of the Bridge in the Middle Ages is a must-see..
Also, the view on the whole region, from...More
Quite a hike to the top but well worth it. There are floors with displays and videos so that you can keep resting on the way up. The information is really interesting and useful. Just be careful with opening hours.
One of the prominent buildings of Villeneuve-las-Avignon, it once guarded the crossing over the Rhone. Come here to enjoy a wonderful view over the valley to Avignon. This site is covered by the Avignon PASSion discount card. There are occasional exhibitions inside; the panels relating...More
There are some good views from the top of the tower but there is absolutely no history or other information about the tower here.We spent no more than 20 minutes here. We got a discount on entry fee using the Avignon Pass.
Tour Philippe Le Bel is a mediaval tower that was built during the 14th century in Villeneuve-lez-Avignon. Inside it, discover a part of the local history and enjoy a full panoramic view of the Popes Palace, le Rocher des doms and Avignon.
It's open everyday,...More
If you want a splendid view on Avignon and its surroundings (up to Mont Ventoux), this is a must.
If you want an Avignon Passion pass, this is the place to get it, as it this visit is cheap and only the first visit on...More
Even though the upper floors are closed to the public it is worth the effort to go and admire the panorama of the pont Benezet , the Palais des Papes and the rhone.
We were there on a day with mistral wind and it was...More
We had intended to climb this tower but, having already climbed to the battlements of the fort, which are much higher and from where there are stupendous views, we decided not to bother climbing this tower.(By then this old man's knees were protesting anyway) So...More