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Things to do in Villeneuve-les-Avignon

 
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Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon
Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Historic Sites
Owner description: The pontifical Carthusian monastery of the Val-de-Bénédiction was founded in the 14th century by Pope Innocent VI. The... more » Owner description: The pontifical Carthusian monastery of the Val-de-Bénédiction was founded in the 14th century by Pope Innocent VI. The frescoes of the Saint John Baptist's Chapel were painted by Matteo Giovanetti, who created the frescoes in Avignon Palace. The three cloisters, surrounded by forty cells and gardens, made it one of the largest Carthusian monstery in France. « less
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #3 of 6 attractions in Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Category: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Built to affirm the hegemony of the Capetian monarchy over its neighbours in Avignon the Fort of Saint-André, which is very... more » Owner description: Built to affirm the hegemony of the Capetian monarchy over its neighbours in Avignon the Fort of Saint-André, which is very well preserved, exemplifies the degree of perfection attained by military architecture of the 14th century. Dominating the Charterhouse of Villeneuve-lez-Avignon it can be considered as an outstanding monument. Open:> 1st April to 15th May: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.> 16th May to 15th September: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.> 16th to 30th September: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 40 minutes before closing time. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 5,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #4 of 6 attractions in Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Category: Factory Tours
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Ranked #5 of 6 attractions in Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Historic Sites; Tours
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Ranked #6 of 6 attractions in Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Category: Specialty Shops
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