A Palace Extravaganza by the Avignon Popes

Palace of the Popes, Avignon

Built by the Avignon Popes, Palais des Papes is the Largest Gothic Palace in Europe: Avignon’s largest and most dominant monument is the Palais des Papes, residence of the Sovereign Pontiffs during the Avignon Papacy. Situated in the centre of the city, the Palace of the Popes is the largest Gothic palace in Europe. Avignon […]

Avignon Holiday – Provence

Palais des Papes, Avignon

Avignon’s Palais des Papes was the Residence of the Popes of Avignon: Our modern hotel stands outside the massive ramparts which enclose the amazing town of Avignon. The hotel was very much lacking in any style or character and we could have been anywhere else in the world but France. But once we walk through […]