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Rocher des Doms

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Address: Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France
Phone Number: +33 4 90 80 80 00
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Beautiful vistas!

Beautiful gardens and great vistas. Worth the little climb. At the top of the gardens, you have a beautiful view of the pont d'Avignon. Stairs will provide you a quick access to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 23, 2016
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Beautiful gardens and great vistas. Worth the little climb. At the top of the gardens, you have a beautiful view of the pont d'Avignon. Stairs will provide you a quick access to the bridge area. No fees.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

We climbed up a tower to get to the gardens, but we subsequently saw them from the little tourist train (€8). Attractive and great views across to Avignon Villeneuve.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The hill overlooking the Rhone was the site of the very first inhabitants of Avignon some 5000 years ago. In the 15th century, windmills crowned the hill. In 1830, it was planted with the beautiful gardens and terraces you see today. From the Rocher des Doms, you can drink in the stunning views overlooking the old city of Avignon, the... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Once one treks up the hill to the gardens the views are stunning. It was quite warm and we welcomed the pleasant breeze when we reached the top. Bring a small picnic or eat something light at the small pond.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The park offers great views over the river and of the papal palace. It also provides places where one can sit down and have a picnic. Recommended, at least if the day is sunny.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Difficult climb, which is well worth the effort! Great views and perspective of the old city and papal alacr

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice panoramic views of Avignon and surroundings. Nice shady park. Well worth the climb up the hill.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Went to the park on our last morning before catching train and no regrets for the visit. Beautiful day, great views and well worth the climb. Highly recommended ( or take the train up the hill). Romantic and beautiful and a great place to have a sandwich. I do recommend that you do not use there toilets there. Horrible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

You do have to climb to get here but when you do you have the best view of the place. Unobstructed views of Pont D'Avignon and of Palis des Popes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

If you visit the Palais de Papes and / or Pont Saint Benezet then you should visit Rocher des Doms. You can access it to the left hand side of the Palais and it is a short walk (or bike ride) up to the top. From here you have great views of the Pont Saint Benezet, the river and Ile... More 

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