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“mont ventoux”(18 reviews)
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Montee du Moulin off pl. du Palais, Avignon, France
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 9, 2009

This is a beautiful park with excellent views of the city and Rhone. I expected a fee for this but it was free. We walked up the cement path to the top. It is the highest point in Avignon from what I could see and...More

10  Thank plan2gosoon
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 15, 2011

OK, this is free and the views across to Mont Ventoux, across Avignon and across the Rhone are pretty good, in terms of a garden, well, it was quite frankly disappointing. There are few flowers, few trees and virtually no birds or insects. It gets...More

4  Thank Clare T
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All reviews duck pond beautiful park mont ventoux steep climb surrounding countryside small cafe across the river famous bridge des doms walk up pont st benezet nice walk pope's palace well worth the effort sunny day avignon bridge old city
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Reviewed 3 days 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

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank LindaMB14
Reviewed October 17, 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.

Thank WheelsUp17
Reviewed October 7, 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.

Thank James H
Reviewed October 2, 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

Thank MNRLVEU
Reviewed October 1, 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.

Thank AlexM1903
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Clare M
Reviewed September 25, 2018

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

Thank DJG_KAG
Reviewed September 23, 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

Thank Steve S
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