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Address: Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France
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Views and grounds not to be missed.

Fabulous views of the bridge, island and town (Villeneuve Lès Avignon) across the water. It's also a beautiful walk and park by itself.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 3, 2016
Andy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous views of the bridge, island and town (Villeneuve Lès Avignon) across the water. It's also a beautiful walk and park by itself.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Very interesting and definitely something you might want to photograph at different times of the day and evening.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Good place to visit if you are in Avignon but not a destination. Audioguide gives a good explanation of the history of the bridge which was damaged/destroyed by the river on numerous occasions. Interesting structure but not nearly as niiteresting as other old structures (e.g Pont du gard and Theatre Antique d'Orange)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Yes, my wife really enjoyed sitting in a good spot to just relax and oak up the sun. It really is such a lovely park, right next to the Palais des Papes and some other museums. Nice views too!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Excellent place for a picnic before viewing the sites. The walk up to the left of the Palace, when facing it, is recommended with a return down the steps behind the palace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

When you go to Avignon you go for the rich history and a beautifully preserved medieval walled city itself. We spent four days there and it was everything we expected however something seemed to be missing some intangible we could not put our fingers on. We realized that even 600 years ago people needed a place for respite and as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

We were in Marseille in last Christmas and visited this place alongwith the famous Pont Du Gard. . We took 07-10am train from Marseille St Char and reached at Avignon Centre station at 8 -18 am. It was 75 mins journey from Marseille rail station and the fare was about £12 per head. From the station, we took bus A15... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Beyond the Pope's Palace you'll find a park with amazing views of the Rhone and the countryside in all directions. A great view of the Pont d'Avignon (Saint Bénézet bridge) can be had from here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I walked up here while my wife was resting. The views are spectacular, You can see the Rhone and the dam, the surrounding sites, and even Marseille when it is clear. The park is very pleasant. I am glad I went to see it as I got some great pictures but this is not a must see

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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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