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Rocher des Doms

Address: Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France
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Ranked #1 of 30 Attractions in Avignon
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks

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Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Lots of cool places to explore, a play park for the kids, lots of nice views. Be prepared for stairs. Lots of them.

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Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a nice park, existing over different levels. It is probably a lot prettier in spring/summer but it is still worth exploring. We came up via the tower near the Pont Sant Benezet and continued climbing up stairs to the top. The views are wonderful with many different vantage points at different levels. Unfortunately nothing at all in the... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Don't miss these gardens when you are in the area. Very scenic area with multiple view points across the river. Fantastic view of Pont St. Benezet - great photos!

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Melbourne, Australia
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125 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I didn't think the Pope's palace was open so I walked up the hill ( quite a hill!) and discovered the wonderful views and gardens. While there, I saw vehicles with "people movers" (or whatever they are called) coming along - no doubt for people on guided tours. Along the edge of the gardens you could get good views of... More 

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Beautiful park to wander in, especially after a meal or visiting the Pont d'Avignon. Lots of steps if you are accessing it from the lower area.

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McCammon, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Amble up the paths to this area and you will be rewarded wityh views of the famous Pont d'Avignon, historic sites across the Rhone, and s good bit of the city and its walls. From here one can walk down toward the river, along the only part of the ramparts open to foot traffic, and then out onto the bridge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We took the train close to the Pope's palace to climb the rock. The ponds and the gardens are lovely. But the best is the amazing view in the bridge and Mt Ventoux.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have been here twice now, we went one of the first years we came to Avignon and then went this year again. We took my parents in law up and they loved it. It is a bit of a walk but it is worth it. The views to the Rhone and the bridge are amazing. The gardens also have... More 

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Albinyana, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

climb up here after your visit to the Palace for a great view of the river and the Pont d'Avignon. Great view of the island and Villeneuve d'Avignon too. Lovely park with some interesting botanical specimens good spot for a picnic.

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Godalming
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Peaceful place to walk and see wonderful views of Avignon. Take a sandwich, sit and relax on one of the many benches under the trees and enjoy the gardens.

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