Ile de la Barthelasse, Avignon

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#5 of 13 in Nature in Vaucluse
Enjoy some of France's true nature at Ile de la Barthelasse, an island in the river Rhone. On one of the largest European river islands, you can try to spot hawks, kites, gulls, ducks, herons, beavers, and rabbits. Walk through orchards full of cherries, apricots, apples, and peaches. To get here, take one of many ferries (or cross the dams) from the main city. Ile de la Barthelasse is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Avignon Edition.
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  • if you want to walk along the river or just have to best view of the Pont d'Avignon, just go to this river (in summertime and during weekends with the free little ferry boat). Also a big camp site.  more »
  • The minute you step off the free boat, which takes 2 minutes to cross the Rhone, you are transported to rural France. There is no vehicular traffic to speak of, mostly cyclists, and empty roads. There...  more »
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