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Palace of the Popes in Avignon, France, was home to the Papal Court for more than 70 years

Mention the Pope and people immediately think of Rome. Or perhaps of Vatican City. But the Popes of Avignon, France? For me, at least, it was a surprise to learn that...

Monk at Chapel of the Grey Penitents in Avignon, France

Click on title to view photo in large format. The Chapel of the Grey Penitents was founded by pious King Louis VIII, as thanks for a successful campaign during the 1226...

Palace of the Popes from the Pont d'Avignon Saint-Benezet in Avignon, France

Click on title to view photo in large format. Palace of the Popes, here viewed from Pont d’Avignon Saint-Benezet in Avignon, France. During the 14th and 15th centuries, seven Popes and...

During the month of July the Avignon Theater Festival closes the streets for pedestrian traffic only and visitors from all over the world come to party and attend some of the hundreds of plays and performances offered

Click on title to view photo in large format. Every July, the Rue de la République in Avignon, France, is closed to traffic for the Avignon Theater Festival. Visitors flock to...

Posters of performances are plastered all over town during the July Theater Festival in Avignon, France

Click on title to view photo in large format. Posters of performances are plastered all over town during the Theater Festival in Avignon, France, held throughout the month of July each...