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Ile de la Barthelasse

| Ile de la Barthelasse, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 6 11 54 75 89
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Countryside location

At the foot of the Pont d'Avignon, you can cross the Rhone on the free River Ferry which takes you... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Weedon Bec, United Kingdom
A long walk from Avignon

Walked over the bridge but the route is not particularly pedestrian friendly. The Tower at the old... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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| Ile de la Barthelasse, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 6 11 54 75 89
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

At the foot of the Pont d'Avignon, you can cross the Rhone on the free River Ferry which takes you to the Barthelasse, the biggest river island in Europe - 700 hectares - the garden of Avignon. It is a rural area and you can...More

1  Thank Bubbles73uk
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Walked over the bridge but the route is not particularly pedestrian friendly. The Tower at the old bridge was closed to viewing but was an interesting medieval architecture specimen. The old town also has winding streets and the usual church. Everything was basically in need...More

Thank hflatt
Reviewed 16 September 2016

After a few days in Avignon , it was refreshing to take the free boat ride to Ile de la Barthelasse, rent bikes to ride around the island and have a picnic under the shady trees😊

1  Thank Eidi C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We tried, we tried very hard, to figure out Avignon's velopop bike hire system, but even the girl in the tourist office said it was difficile if you only wanted a bike for a day, and she recommended Provence Bike Hire instead. We found them...More

3  Thank snowsledder
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Free bus ferry to the other side, such a cute thing to do. Would reccommend if you have the time to go there. It has lovely views and is next to the Pont d Avignon.

Thank akilad
Reviewed 11 September 2016

... on to an island where you can take a walk. The swimming pool is shut. There are good views of the town across the river. There's a café which serves nice ice-cream. You can walk back over the road bridge.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Buy some picnic treats at Les Halles and stroll across the bridge. Find yourself a spot overlooking the river and wonder if you've found Heaven.

1  Thank ILoveNationalParks
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The ile is a lovely place to look back at the city and the palais des papes, We loved the little ferry and it takes bikes.

Thank Katrina M
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Au Bercail restaurant on Ile de la Barthelasse serves a delicious dinner, with the Pont d'Avignon visible from every table.

3  Thank Lena K
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed in a beautiful hotel/apartment that really made our stay great. Didn't actually see that much of the island/there isn't that much to see. Good views of Avignon and the castles of Villeneuve. Not really much in the way of shops or restaurants.

Thank FloraMaria1
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Cheryl O
11 September 2016|
Response from travelfreak53 | Reviewed this property |
We drove there. Sorry I can't help you with the ferry. :(