4/35.- Avignon, Place du Palais


In 1226 the king of France Louis VIII occupies the city, and Avignon loses its independence. A period of decadence begins. But at the beginning of the 14th century the city recovers part of its lost splendor. During this period, Avignon is the base of the hospitaliers and the templars knights, it has a university, several convents and a cathedral.

Walking along this narrow street will take us to the Place du Palais, where we will find the main reason to come to Avignon: the Popes Palace and its cathedral.

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