Ile de la Barthelasse, Avignon

#4 of 19 in Historic Sites in Avignon
Island · Hidden Gem · Neighborhood
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 Edition.
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  • This is a great little town with lots of history and great photo opportunities. This is a lovely place to just hang out and enjoy the view. Lovely atmosphere.  more »
  • A pleasant place for a stroll along the river. you also get excellent views across the river towards the ancient city and buildings. you can return by ferry or continue walking to one of the...  more »

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