The Most Interesting Historical Places in South of France

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Historical Places in South of France

Palais des Papes , Avignon
World heritage site · Castle
Palais des Papes is the biggest Gothic palace in all of Europe, with 15,000 sq m (50,000 sq ft) of floor space. This was the residence of the
Tours from $68
Climb up the hill for a beautiful view of the bay from Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, located at the highest natural point in Marseille. T
Tours from $27
Chateau de Castelnaud , Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
Overlooking the Dordogne River, the restored medieval fortress Chateau de Castelnaud contains a popular museum of medieval warfare featuring
Saint-Paul de Vence , St-Paul-de-Vence
Saint-Paul de Vence is among the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera, well known for its modern and contemporary art museums and gall
Tours from $54
Chateau des Milandes , Castelnaud-la-Chapelle
In 1489, Chateau des Milandes was the main residence for the lords of Caumont. Today, it is best known as the former home of entertainer Jose
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Carcassonne Trip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Church, Historic Site Avignon Trip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Bridge, Landmark Lourdes Trip planner BEST FOR: Religious Site, Art Museum, Historic Site Marseille Trip planner BEST FOR: Religious Site, Pier / Boardwalk, Art Museum Cannes Trip planner BEST FOR: Island, Landmark, Nightlife