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Address: Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France
Phone Number: 33490808000
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Rocher des Doms

Nice relaxing gardens with terrific vies of the otherwise gray, dull Avignon, the Rhone and the Alps. If you walk from the palace's exit after the tour you will have to climb up a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relaxing gardens with terrific vies of the otherwise gray, dull Avignon, the Rhone and the Alps. If you walk from the palace's exit after the tour you will have to climb up a stairway.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beside/above the Palais, and has beautiful views across the river, of the old city, and toward the Alps. There are some benches, a children's playground, a duck pond/fountain, and some statues, and it is a nice place to relax and take in the views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are located beside the Popes Palace. You have to walk up a steep roadway to get to the gardens. The view from the garden is breathtaking. You can see for miles. There is a pond and ducks and activities for children.

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Lilley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Views are fantastic of other sites in and around Avignon and even in winter it's a lovely relaxing place.

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reading, pa, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We skipped the tour of the palace, and took a walk in the park behind. Rocher des Doms offers amazing views of Pont St Benezet, the ramparts, the Rhone, as well as the more intimate experience of an incredibly beautiful outdoor space. It caused me to wonder why my own country does not offer such lovely public urban spaces.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The gate at this point was cut out of the rock. The view is unbelievable from this point as well. The traffic in th area was a little dangerous however

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Thank Dianne F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Just next to the Cathedral Notre Dame des Doms. Fabulous place to relax. There are some outstanding views of the surrounds.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

These gardens are a pleasure to visit and provide a wide panorama of views in different directions, particularly across to Villeneuve lez Avignon, and Philip Bel Tower and the fort. Great photo opportunity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Just a few hundred yards from the Palais des Papes, this garden provides a wonderful view across the Rhone, and can form part of a walking tour of Avignon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Well worth the climb up the steps but u can walk up the road, which is much easier. Why Go? To see the truly awesome views and enjoy the pretty park Also has a lovely cafe by the duck pond Close to the Palace of the Popes

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