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Musée Du Petit Palais

Palais des archevêques, Place du Palais, 84000 Avignon, France

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About Musée Du Petit Palais

It is a museum and art gallery located in southern France's Avignon city. The Musée Du Petit Palais shows an excellent selection of Renaissance paintings from both the School of Avignon and Italy. It also contains 600 sculptures from the tomb of Antipope Clement VII, including the effigy head.



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Jardin des doms0.09km from Musée Du Petit Palais

Jardin des doms is a rocky outcrop on the left bank of the Rhone that served as a shelter for the founding and development of the city of Avignon . It was set up as a public garden. It serves as protection for the foundation and then the development of the city. Its summit is covered with a public garden called Jardin des Doms.

Avignon Cathedral0.17km from Musée Du Petit Palais

Avignon Cathedral is one of the renown Roman Catholic church situated in the Avignon commune of France. It was built in the twelfth century. It features a roman style of architecture and a gilded statue of the Virgin Mary atop the bell tower.

Pont Saint-Bénézet0.19km from Musée Du Petit Palais

The Pont d'Avignon is one of the most famous historic bridges in France, forming part of a World Heritage Site. According to the legend, the bridge was built in the 12th century by a young shepherd from Ardèche - Bénezet. It was later washed away several times by flood waters and rebuilt until it was abandoned in the 17th century. Today, all that remains are four arches and a chapel.

Palais des Papes0.22km from Musée Du Petit Palais

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the palace is one of the largest medieval Gothic buildings in Europe. Palais des Papes is a historical and architectural landmark and primarily a tourist attraction. It is also part of Avignon’s thriving cultural scene and hosts concerts and exhibitions as well as the Festival d’Avignon in its courtyard, making it an integral part of the city’s modern artistic traditions.

Sorgue15.18km from Musée Du Petit Palais

The Sorgue is a 30.4 km long river in the south-east of France located between the foothills of the Alps and the Rhône.

Site Archéologique de Glanum20.03km from Musée Du Petit Palais

Glanum was a prosperous and ancient town dating back from the 7th century BC. The site is renowned for its two well-preserved 1st century BC monuments, known as "Les Antiques"- a mausoleum, and a triumphal arch.

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