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All reviews duck pond mont ventoux steep climb surrounding countryside small cafe across the river pont st benezet famous bridge walk up des doms pope's palace nice walk well worth the effort lovely view sunny day avignon bridge park
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having visited the Pont St Benezet and toured the Palais des Papes, there is nothing more relaxing to complete the day than a stroll in the beautiful spaces of Rocher des Doms. We were lucky to happen on the gardens in their awesome autumnal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray V
Reviewed 8 November 2018

It was just after a rain when I visited and very wet and a bit windy, but there were many different overlooks to the city and Avignon Bridge which I had just visited from river level. Seeing the bridge from a higher elevation gave a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Walked to the gardens with a dog only to find that DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN. What a farce, why not if they are on a lead and well controlled. I was very disappointed as very much wanted to see the gardens and the view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LindaMB14
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I was disappointed to find there weren't elaborate gardens in this park. It's quite a long uphill walk and is worthwhile if you're looking for a good place to take pictures overlooking the city and the river, but not for much else.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank WheelsUp17
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting area with good views of the river and Pont D’Avignon as well as the old and new towns. Nice restaurant in the middle. Avoid the public toilets they are awful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice park area beside the Palais with a great view over the river and Pont d’Avignon. There is a pretty little pond with a small restaurant in a nice shady spot. Did not eat but looked like a nice spot in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MNRLVEU
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the walk around that garden, the view is awesome. It is situated in center of city so, you can also visit some other touristic attractions in your way. Palais-de-Pope is near it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlexM1903
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the gardens. The feeling was once of space and peace. The views were fabulous, definitely recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clare M
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Just a short walk uphill from Palais du Papes is a lovely relaxing park with a cafe, ducks and amazing views. Highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DJG_KAG
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Walk up past the Pope's Palace and into the gardens. There are lots of great viewpoints and you can see all the way to Mount Ventoux on a clear day. You can see the Avignon bridge, Rhone river and all that surrounds Avignon. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve S
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