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Chartreuse de Villeneuve lez Avignon
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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.
Reviewed June 12, 2014

Its obviously in progress of getting rooms and information ready, buts it a nice wander around the buildings and interesting to look at.

Thank Harry95
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

I am still trying to understand who was doing what to whom during the period of the Avignon Papacy but they certain did it in style. Well worth an a little time enjoying.

Thank venamo
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

Interesting site with great explanations in multiple languages - unusual in France. Gives life to a past era and the site is v well maintained. Would be tough if unsure on feet or in wheelchair.

Thank Oz_eco_wanderer
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

We came upon this attraction by chance and ended up strolling through the site for a few hours and having a nice lunch. Like many places this site has history abound and given it was quite (not many people when we there in fact almost no one) allowed us a visit that lacked the normal maddening crowds issue that many attractions have. For history and architecture worth a visit.
We had visited Abbey close by first and admission to this site came with those tickets.

Thank Pocent
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

We really enjoyed this interesting tour which fortunately had an excellent audio guide in many different languages (our group used them in French, English and Polish) to interpret and explain the displays. A very peaceful place and well worth a visit.

Thank Goannas
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