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Funky - abit off beat from other squares in old town

Enjoyed spending Saturday evening there along the “canal”. Seems to be a mixture of tourists... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary W
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A pleasant walk

Stroll along the canal, see the old water wheels, some historic buildings and browse some shops... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Orlando, Florida
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Historic cobblestoned street that is known for its many cafes and restaurants.
Avignon, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed spending Saturday evening there along the “canal”. Seems to be a mixture of tourists & locals. Interesting history - enjoyed learning about the traditional Provençal fabrics - “Indienne & this area’s role in textiles.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very interesting road, well worth a walk along. Some nice small cafes and restaurants as well as interesting buildings.

Thank reedi52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stroll along the canal, see the old water wheels, some historic buildings and browse some shops frequented mostly by locals. A pleading enough stroll.

Thank DarrenHumphrey
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This area is very pretty, has a funky vibe, and a number of really interesting shops, galleries, theaters, and cafes. If you're looking for unusual arts, crafts, clothes, souvenirs, etc., this is the place to go. If not, just go to walk around and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Interesting street considering its history. The religious building are on one side with shops/theatres/restaurants on the other. A good place to stroll.

Thank andy o
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed strolling down this street on a Friday morning. What caught my eye were the interesting architectural stone carvings that were along the side of the road. They look they might have come from old buildings in the area. It only took 5 or...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

For 500 years this 14th century street was the scene of non stop manufacturing. There were a couple of dozen paddle wheels that moved the water of the nearby river and provided power for mills in the vicinity. Dyes were made, also, and fabrics so...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Very nice street where you can find very colourful and different kind of restaurants very typical from the province.

Thank Lisbeth R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This was my husband's favorite area in Avignon. It was a lovely and quiet long street to wander and look at the canal and the water wheels.

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A lovely street with water wheels. These wheels used to provide rotating power for the local Industry at the time. We visited Isle sur la Sorgue and admired both the place and the water wheels.

Thank Nigel E
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