Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1.6 km
Ascend 56 m
Descend 35 m

Experience Villeneuve-lès-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 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 14th-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)

644 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: Abbaye Saint-André

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Abbaye Saint-André

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

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

27 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 6: Fort Saint-André

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