"The city of the Pope... just for a while!" Avignon by lichinga
Avignon Travel Guide: 417 reviews and 1,183 photos
Yes, the Popes moved to Avignon for some time. That was centuries ago, while confusion in the Roman Catholic church was much greater than nowadays. I think I can remember there has been a period with three self-proclaimed Popes at the same time!
Now, Avignon has nothing to do with the top of the hierarchy, but the signs are still there.
The tunnel under the Frejus mount is one of the oldest in Europe; it links France to Italy, namely the region og Lyon... more travel advice
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