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“A view from the ramparts” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rocher des Doms

Rocher des Doms
Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France
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Ranked #4 of 35 attractions in Avignon
Type: Gardens
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Falls Church, VA
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4 attraction reviews
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“A view from the ramparts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This lush garden behind the Palais des Papes overlooks the Rhone, the pont d'Avignon, and Villeneuve. Wonderful spot for a picnic.

Visited October 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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“watch out for crazy kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

The views from the Rocher des Doms are great, but the thing my kids loved was the pedal-powered contraptions available for hire on weekends, Wednesday afternoons and holidays. Smaller kids can get around in a kind of trotting gig with wheeled horse out front, while older kids have pedal powered cars to zoom around in. I am sure the odd tourist gets skittled by an out of control kid, but my little darlings certainly had a ball. PS there is also a fairy floss vendor so they can get really hyped up

Visited September 2012
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kent
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“I'd rate it good but no option exists for it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Nice park. Smaller than I expected it to be, but interesting and good views. At least it wasn't as steep and far to get to the top as I was expecting.

Visited October 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Nice views and good place to stroll. Maybe even grab a bite.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We found these gardens more beautiful and worthwhile than the interior of Palais des Papes. Pretty views of the surrounding area, including across the Rhone. They also have a little sandwich shop at the top. There are a lot of stairs so it was a decent walk.

Visited September 2012
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Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes, France
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“Pretty park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Beautiful park next to the Palais de Papes, worth a walk thru and a great spot to watch the sunset. There is a restaurant in the middle, but it was closed when we were there on a Tuesday.

Visited August 2012
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