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Garonne

Toulouse, France (Saint Rome)
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Ranked #13 of 52 Attractions in Toulouse
Type: Bodies of Water
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We took a walk along the Garonne from Le Pont Neuf to the EDF Barrage, ok the river looks dirty but the quay area is lovely with river cruises available and walking up to the barrage which can be visited too, At night it throngs with locals and tourists enjoying the evening

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Take your drinks down to La Garonne and enjoy the river, people, good weather and I am sure someone will be playing guitar around. Great place for pic nics and sunsets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The sound of the small man-made water fall near the EDF Balzac Toulouse is so calming and refreshing. Passing the bridge of Les Catalans every morning is so awakening.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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39 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

And a spectacular one... beautiful quays, lovely bridges, a nice place to stroll, to sit at a cafe and drink a glass of wine... Enjoy!

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Cockermouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Took tour bus around the city and some wonderful views from it of the Garonne River. Well worth the effort!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Before our visit we were planning on taking a boat trip on the river. We are very glad we didn't as it didn't strike us as being a very scenic river at all. It is just very wide with not a lot on each side except the backs of standard Toulousain buildings. There weren't many opportunities to walk along its... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The Garonne River wends its way along the banks of the city, inviting leading architects of the 19c to design principal buildings for those sites. Especially enjoyed driving along the river into town from our hotel, la Flanerie.

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Toulouse, France
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We got there around noon and it was pretty empty along the garonne, but by 2pm it was packed with people enjoying the sun!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a stunning location and beautiful to sit and watch or to walk round up and over it! The bridge has a wonderful design and i believe it withstands the brunt of many floods that have happened over the years

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

It is worthy to walk for a while on by the river. The water is maybe dirty but this is typical in most European cities. Try to avoid to think over it and enjoy the beautiful suroounding environment.

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