Avignon - the Papal City and entrance to Provence


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (advanced), Russian (fluent), Spanish (conversational)

Private tour of Avignon

Avignon is full of history and full of life, seat of the popes and city of theatre, art and culture. The historical city centre has much to offer: the great architecture, various museums, art collections and a number of historical monuments, two of them are listed as world heritage sites by UNESCO - the Popes' Palace and the Saint Bénézet Bridge. Besides that we will explore the charming Place de l'Horloge with Avignon's Hotel de Ville and The Theatre, the Cathedral and enjoy the view from spectacular point of The Rocher des Doms.

Avignon is a perfect city to start acquaintance with Provence: its beauty, traditions and gastronomy. During our visit of Avignon we will touch all of these aspects. We will walk through charming streets of the Medieval city centre with cute local boutiques, gastronomic shops and lively terraces.


We'll meet at a mutually agreed upon location
Walk through the Old Town of Avignon
See The Pope's Palace, the Saint Bénézet Bridge, Avignon City Wall, the Cathedral and beautiful churches of Avignon, museum Calvet
See the views from the Rocher des Doms
End tour at a mutually agreed upon location

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We'll meet at a mutually agreed upon place. Your hotel or near the Pope's Palace, for example.

End location: We'll end at a mutually agreed upon place. Your hotel or the Pope's Palace, for example.

Duration: 2 hours


by foot

What’s Included

Private guided tour in English or Russian and my undivided attention.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - There is nothing to pay for on this tour but it's always a good idea to have a few euros just in case you'd like to buy some souvenirs. 14.5 euros is an admission in Pope Palace and Bridge per person

What’s Extra

- Entrance tickets to museums
- Food and drink
- Souvenirs

This tour begins in Avignon. If you need a transfer from nearby cities, please contact me for a quote.

A Recent Review of this tour

Anya was terrific! My wife and 2 college aged daughters took the 2 hour tour of Avignon. Anya couldn't have been nicer, and she had thorough knowledge of Avignon and regional history. We loved Avignon - Anya showed us some great parts of the city we likely would not have found on our own. She also shared a lot of history, & gave us recommendations of other things to do in Avignon and the region. We would definitely recommend her and use her services again next time we're in the area.
William Waddill

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