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This emblematic site in the history of Avignon is known throughout the world in the famous song. Built in the 12th century, it was destroyed several times by spates on the Rhone River, before being rebuilt and finally abandoned in the 17th century.
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To finally walk on the bridge of the famous ditty during one's French classes in the good old school days is a sort of amusing achievement. The bridge itself is a historic landmark; an "I was there" moment. When we visited, the sky, the flowing...More
It’s has a beautiful medieval architecture. If you bought it online with the Palais totally worth it. If not, the entrance only to the pont is 5€ (expensive I think). Better to walk and take photos from across the river.
Pont Saint-Benezet [circa 1171], also know as the Pont d'Avignon of the nursery-rhyme. was one of only three bridges that crossed the Rhone River in the Middle Ages. Even though only four arches remain today. it's easy to see how magnificent this bridge was in...More
This strange bridge is worth visit. You will get Access to this bridge with same ticket as to Palais des Papes. With family ticket increase for whole fmily is only one euro. It don't take much time to visit, maybe 15 minutes.
You cannot visit Avignon without seeing the bridge which has featured in the song you probably learned at school. There is a cost associated with it (we bought a joint ticket for the Palais des Papes and the bridge) and you can have an audio...More
We finally found our way down to the Pont d’Avignon. There are very few signs to follow from the Pope’s Palace down to the bridge. A group of students finally showed us the way. Once there you have to pay to enter before you can...More