Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2 km
Ascend 67 m
Descend 46 m

Explore Villeneuve-lès-Avignon in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon

Sight 1: Tour Philippe le Bel

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Tour Philippe le Bel

Tour Philippe-le-Bel is a medieval tower in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon which marked the French terminus of the Saint-Bénézet Bridge across the Rhone between the Kingdom of France and Papal territory of Avignon. It is named after the French king Philippe-le-Bel who was responsible for its construction.

Wikipedia: Tour Philippe-le-Bel (EN)

606 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Collégiale Notre-Dame de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon

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Collégiale Notre-Dame de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon

The Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame is a Gothic church in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Gard, Occitanie, France.

Wikipedia: Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (EN)

85 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Musée Pierre-de-Luxembourg

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Musée Pierre-de-Luxembourg

The Pierre-de-Luxembourg Museum in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (Gard) has been awarded the Musée de France label. Installed since 1986 in a former fourteenth-century cardinal's livery, its permanent collections, of extreme quality, come from the religious establishments of Villeneuve, secularized during the French Revolution.

Wikipedia: Musée Pierre-de-Luxembourg (FR)

262 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Chapelle des Pénitents Gris

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The Chapel of the Grey Penitents is a chapel listed as a historical monument located in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, in the Gard department. It was built in 1758 by Jean-Baptiste Franque.

Wikipedia: Chapelle des Pénitents gris de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (FR)

419 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Chartreuse Notre-Dame-du-Val-de-Bénédiction

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The Chartreuse Notre-Dame-du-Val-de-Bénédication is a former Charterhouse dating from the Middle Ages, located in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, in the Gard department in the Occitanie region.

Wikipedia: Chartreuse Notre-Dame-du-Val-de-Bénédiction (FR), Url Festival, Website

626 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 6: Abbaye Saint-André

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Abbaye Saint-André

The Saint-André abbey is a Benedictine abbey located at the top of Mont-Andaon, in the town of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon.

Wikipedia: Abbaye Saint-André de Villeneuve-lès-Avignon (FR)

27 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Fort Saint-André

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Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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