This bridge of children's song fame was built in the 12th century after a shepherd boy, Benezet, was commanded to do so by angels. It includes a chapel in which the saint was interred.
Housed in the bishop's palace that was home to the first two Avignon popes, this small palace now houses an outstanding collection of 13th to 16th century Italian religious paintings.
This 12th-century Romanesque cathedral is dwarfed by the grand Palais des Papes that was later built next door. Inside are the tombs of several Avignon popes.
This imposing edifice was the home of the papacy between 1309 and 1377. It is one of the largest and most important medieval Gothic buildings in Europe.
Originally founded in 1221, Avignon's synagogue still has its 13th-century oven but most of the round, neoclassical structure dates from 1846.