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Ile de la Barthelasse

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Address: | Ile de la Barthelasse, 84000, Avignon, France
Phone Number: 0611547589
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Great spot for a summer holiday

Excellent spot to spend a summer holiday! Perfect to cycle around, relax, and also very well located as a strategic point to visit Provence, as the Avignon station (just across... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 August 2015
Isa-Karthik
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Excellent spot to spend a summer holiday! Perfect to cycle around, relax, and also very well located as a strategic point to visit Provence, as the Avignon station (just across the river) connects you to all the villages and towns in the region. Also, from Avignon TGV you can travel to Paris and even London directly.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

By making a straw to the Island you will have a most amazing view of the city. On the Island there are 2 vey good restaurants, very tranquille out of town and with a parking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

As well as being a bucolic spot there is free bus shuttle to Avignon from free parking lot piot just s of bridge. You never want to drive in city centre!

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Manhattan, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Very nice river walk for picnic after wondering around in Les Halls market! Easily accessible and quite! Great place to appreciate the pont!

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Bradford
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Sole reason for my visit was to go to the Lido but it is closed for refurbishment until 2016, if like me you wanted a swim, avoid a wasted journey. I am sure there are plenty of other things to do on the Ile so don't let this review put you off visiting

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

This island in the middle of Rhone River is a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Avignon is beautiful and a great place to visit and learn about the medieval location of the Papacy during its sojourn from Rome. The Ile is inhabited mostly with farms and quiet, quiet and more quite. We stayed at the... More 

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Avignon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

This is a great place for cycling. Lots of picturesque small roads, some barely wide enough for a small car. The countryside is peaceful, beautiful and just a 5 minute bike ride over the bridge from the Avignon city center. My only complaint is the main road tends to have a mild accumulation of gravel in the bike lane.

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White Rock, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

The island is close to Avignon but is still a quiet countryside location. Great for walks or bike rides.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

This is the quieter side of Avignon with good views of the city and the bridge. Take the free ferry across the river and walk along the banks of the river for a refreshing break from absorbing all the culture of times gone by.

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

Take the free ferry across to the island or better still hire a velo-pop bike and cycle there using the cycle paths over the bridge. Once on the island the roads are quiet and you can meander your way through peaceful countryside and pretty villages with the bonus of happening upon a lovely riverside cafe or Restaurant. We loved Le... More 

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