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Quiet charm shady place to rest and relax

Absolutely adorable park a little bit off center of city. Let's say 15 minutes walk from Cathedral... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2017
tk3232
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Houston, Texas
Stunning green woodpeckers​ and spring flowers

A little oasis of calm with beautiful spring blossom and flowers, especially the purple poppies... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
CathyGilman
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We accidently crossed the park and were invited to visit this great modern art painter exhibition. No figurative but impressive blues were used. We both liked the work a lot and invite others to join us.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jpm a
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Absolutely adorable park a little bit off center of city. Let's say 15 minutes walk from Cathedral Plaza, or closer distance from Place du Vigan approx. 10 minutes. The Rochegude Park has some magnificent specimens of trees and rare shrubs. Its gravelled paths lead you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

A little oasis of calm with beautiful spring blossom and flowers, especially the purple poppies. Saw green woodpeckers for the first time in my life and lots of other birds too. Really lovely and no other people.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank CathyGilman
Reviewed October 29, 2016

Great place to relax away from tourists and heat. Little park with some interesting features and trees. Pedestrian access past the theatre makes it a lot closer to town centre than it appears on the map.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JonBunston
Reviewed September 27, 2015

You can walk for blocks without traffic or noise. Really lovely promenade. A few cafes and restaurants line the park Rochegude. Good for the rest. Local folks meeting points and they hang around there for coffee or drinking.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Erdem D
Reviewed June 27, 2015

After breakfast on our last day in Albi we took a stroll around the park. All borders are well tended and there are a variety of styles to visit, not forgetting the waterbird area. Walking over the bridge between the two ponds we saw a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank cete46
Reviewed June 18, 2015

i must admit that our main reason for seeking out this park was to find a toilet". Once there, however, we were surprised and delighted by it. An oasis of calm in the middle of a busy town.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Alan B
Reviewed June 14, 2015

This park is charming. The planting is great as is the play area for children. It is surprising that such a lovely park is so close to the centre of town. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Bruno081
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is the only way I can find to reply to your e-mail re. Albi. I live close to Albi, and the picture you have labelled Park Rochegude is in fact the interior of the Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile. Your external shot of this magnificent cathedral is...More

Date of experience: November 2013
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

The former owners of this fine town house (now closed, alas) were tree collectors, and the number of different trees they planted and which are now vast is phenomenal. It gives us a small shady park with constant surprises, from vast cedars to clumps of...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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