Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Avignon, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 1.4 km
Ascend 15 m
Descend 18 m

Experience Avignon in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in AvignonIndividual Sights in Avignon

Sight 1: Collection Lambert

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Collection Lambert

The Dictionary of the Streets of Avignon is a dictionary of the streets of the commune of Avignon, a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Caumont (Avignon) (FR), Website

149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Chapelle Saint-Louis

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The Jesuit novitiate is a building built in Avignon in the Comtat Venaissin at the end of the sixteenth century, to serve as a house of religious formation for the novices of the Society of Jesus. When the Jesuits were expelled from France (1768), the building passed into other hands and became the property of the city of Avignon in 1852. In 1987, the premises were rehabilitated to allow the opening of a hotel and the organization of cultural or tourist activities. Since 1950, the buildings and the cloister have been listed as Historic Monuments.

Wikipedia: Noviciat des Jésuites d'Avignon (FR), Url Festival, Url Mass

123 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Esprit Requien

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Esprit Requien

Esprit Requien was a French naturalist, who made contributions in the fields of conchology, paleontology and especially botany.

Wikipedia: Esprit Requien (EN)

116 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Temple Saint-Martial

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The Temple Saint-Martial d'Avignon is a Protestant place of worship located at the corner of rue des Lices and rue de la République in Avignon. The parish is a member of the United Protestant Church of France.

Wikipedia: Saint-Martial d'Avignon (FR), Website

220 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Saint-Bénézet

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Bénézet is a saint of the Catholic Church.

Wikipedia: Bénézet (EN)

381 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Chapelle du Verbe Incarné

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Chapelle du Verbe Incarné

The Chapel of the Incarnate Word is a modest-sized former religious building, located at 21 rue des Lices, in the historic center of the commune of Avignon, capital of the French department of Vaucluse. Since 1998, the chapel has been used as a performance hall during the Festival d'Avignon.

Wikipedia: Chapelle du Verbe Incarné (Avignon) (FR)

389 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Maison du IV de Chiffre

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The Maison du Quatre de Chiffre or Maison du IV de Chiffre is one of the oldest residences in Avignon, located at the corner of Rue des Teinturiers and Rue Guillaume Puy. This Gothic house, built in 1493, had an "IV de Chiffre" sculpted between the three windows on the first floor. These acronyms, which have now disappeared during a restoration, were found in no. 53 of "La Farandole", an Avignon magazine published on 21 October 1913.

Wikipedia: Maison du IV de Chiffre (FR)


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