The Palace of the Popes in Avignon
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It would be a shame not to go to Avignon to visit its Palace of the Popes, the symbol of the city. The monument, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built from the 14th century in less than twenty years by the two popes Benedict XII and Clement VI. Enter the most important Gothic palace of the West to admire the private apartments of the Sovereign Pontiff, decorated with frescoes by the Italian artist Matteo Giovannetti. Perhaps then you will feel like dancing on the point of Saint-Bénézet, the famous Pont d'Avignon! Its construction was long and full of pitfalls, but the Rhone never wanted it, it destroyed the arches as it went along and there are only four left. It is still picturesque and finds its place in films or series such as the famous Demoiselle d'Avignon.