Le Palais des Papes – Explore the gigantic Gothic palace in the beautiful city of Avignon

From the top of its towers 50 metres above the city, the Palace of the Popes rises above Avignon and its ramparts, and gives the city its exceptional character. The monument is a tourist attraction that welcomes more than 650,000 visitors per year, and is one of the 10 most visited monuments in France. Important exhibitions are also organised in the Palace.

Currently at the Palais des papes : Amazônia (Until 30 November 2022)

Immerse yourself in the exuberant vegetation of the Amazonian forest and the daily life of its local populations. From 27 June to 30 November, the Palais des Papes presents the Amazônia exhibition by the famous Franco-Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. See more than 200 photographs, accompanied by projections with an original soundtrack inspired by the forest, signed Jean-Michel Jarre.

The exhibition is the result of seven whole years of photographic expeditions!

In short, the Palais des Papes offers a magnificent exhibition of high quality. The photographic works and their messages invite us to become aware of the state of our society and will arouse the curiosity of the youngest.

What is included in the purchase of your ticket:

  • Entrance to the Palais des Papes
  • Access to the Pont d’Avignon
  • Histopad available in 7 languages
  • Access to the gardens of the Palais des Papes (if selected)


  • Adult price (over 18): 14.50 euros
  • Child price (8 to 17 years old): 11.50 euros
  • Free for children under 8 years old

Opening hours

Sunday10:00 – 17:00
Monday10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday10:00 – 17:00
Thursday10:00 – 17:00
Friday10:00 – 17:00
Saturday10:00 – 17:00

How to get there

Adress Le Palais des Papes : Place du Palais, 84000, Avignon, France

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