A 360° view over Avignon and Provence.
Since the 14th century, the Fort Saint-André has offered breathtaking panoramic views over Avignon and the Palais des Papes, Mont Ventoux, the Alpilles and the Luberon. Commissioned by the King of France, Philippe the Fair, it is an exceptional example of 14th century military architecture.
Site with the “Quality tourism” label and the “Quality Occitanie Sud de France” label.
Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, Chinese
Duration: 45 min to 1 hr
Guided tour in French
From 1st June to 31st August: every day at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Reservations: 10 days / Duration: 1 hr to 1 hr 30 min
Towers can be closed in case of thunderstorm or strong wind
Private visit, with or without catering service, outside standard opening hours
From Nîmes: A 9, exit 23, N 100 to Villeneuve-lès-Avignon From Aix-en-Provence : A 7, exit 23, exit 24, N 7 to Avignon then to Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Grand-Avignon Tourist Office: tel.: (33) (0)4 90 25 61 33
Lecture tours in French, English, German, Italian
Gard Tourist Board: tel.: (33) (0)4 66 36 96 30
Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée Tourist Board: tel.: (33) (0)5 61 13 55 55