Fort Saint-André à Villeneuve-lez-Avignon

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.

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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

Practical information


Fort Saint-André Fort Saint-André
30400 Villeneuve-lès-Avignon
Ph. : 33 / (0)4 90 25 45 35Fax : 33 / (0)4 90 26 09 43
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 43.9634Longitude : 4.7970Plan your route

By car

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


Useful addresses:

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 

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