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Address: Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France

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This is located close to the main square just within the town walls. The view over the river and the partially destroyed bridge is excellent. It's a peaceful place to rest... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Toowoomba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

But it's not worth the fuss that has been created around this place... But as long as you got there... It's a good walk

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This is located close to the main square just within the town walls. The view over the river and the partially destroyed bridge is excellent. It's a peaceful place to rest especially in the summer months where there is plenty of shade. A nice restful place to be

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Good for views of the area. A pleasant area to sit near a small lake with ducks and a small cafe. Toilet facilities poor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Close by the Palais des Papes a gently rising walk through well maintained gardens takes you to the Rocher des Doms. Have a coffee at the cafe if you like or simply walk around the perimeter to see the views of Avignon surroundings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Rocher des Doms is an ideal place to come after going to Les Halles and putting together a picnic. There you can relax on one of the many seats and overlook the Rhone, look back towards the ancient city, or simply enjoy the gardens with its many water features and statues. It's a lovely spot to watch 'real life' rather... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Absolutely worth the time and effort to walk around here. Great views across the valleys................ and FREE!!! Great place for a picnic if you were so inclined.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Lovely park-like area close to Palais des Papes where views over the nearby, and distant, scenery can be enjoyed. Refreshments are available and picnic opportunities are numerous. Don't approach from river level - start in Place du Palais to avoid steps.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were staying in Arles and my wife had always wanted to visit Avignon to see the famous bridge. Looking on Trip Advisor I saw the gardens which is more our thing and offered great views of the bridge. This is a wonderful place to spend a couple of hours. Great vistas and a good cafe whee we sat and... More 

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Lakeside, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Beautiful gardens just a short hike above the Petit Palais and the Palais des Papes. There is a lookout at the top of the hill with a panorama map of the surrounding area, and well as bearings to various towns. There is also a quaint cafe to have tea or a glass of wine. Families with kids will enjoy it,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The Rocher de Doms is a beautiful garden immediately behind the Pope's Palace so is easily combined with any visit to that iconic attraction. The gardens are beautiful; it is a wonderfully relaxing, altogether pleasant environment. Fro it, wonderful views of the medieval bridge and the Rohone can be found, together with a view over the " new" city. Well... More 

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