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Garonne

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Address: Toulouse, France
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$62*
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Garonne River Cruise Including Lunch from Bordeaux
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Garonne River Cruise Including Bordeaux Wine Tasting

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calm and peaceful and yet beautiful place to hang out with your friends. i like the scenic view and calmness the most

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2016
NEELAM S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of the river is nice but the water is terrible, it smells bad. On the riverside you can walk and rest under the trees

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

calm and peaceful and yet beautiful place to hang out with your friends. i like the scenic view and calmness the most

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

To think the builders of this bridge had the foresight to not only address the base/foundation but also include the holes at the mid-points up the bridge to alleviate the stress of the flowing waters/floods is amazing. No wonder this bridge is still in place - and more compelling is traffic continues to use it for transportation. The question has... More 

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Clayton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The Garonne River adds a positive dimension to the city of Toulouse as an attractive place to enjoy the river view or the banks for strolling, reading, sun bathing or people watching. On a nice day, or even a not so nice one, it is a great place to escape some of the rush of the city.

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washington dc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The Garonne River flows from the Pyrenees to the Atlantic at the Gironde estuary north of Bordeaux. With the Canal du Midi, it links the Mediterranean to the Atlantic. It is still used for transport. It is fun to see Airbus fuselages, too wide for highways, being floated down the River.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We were in Toulouse in last Christmas and visited various places. We started our walking trio from the metro station Capitol and went to Saint Pierre des Cuisines church. Few minutes walking from this church reached us to Garonne river and it’s beautiful bridge, The river Garonne source is Pyrenees mountain range and going through Toulouse to Atlantic sea. Sereval... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

There are no words to say want a wonderful few days we had beautiful resterants lovely walks place to sit and people watch and lots of history lovely place for a week end away ...but don't for get most place close down in the afternoon ...we forgot lol

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Bristol
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The river is just that crossed by the historic Pont neuf ("new bridge" which is actually the oldest crossing). Nice to walk beside, especially if you follow some of the canals which go off from it.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My sister and I biked around the river with bikes from VéloToulouse, the city's public bike share. It's like 1,25 for 24 hours with small extra charges if you use a bike for more than 30 minutes at a time. There are pretty easy bike paths to follow along the river and across the bridges, and it's really pretty on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Actually the river is long and you can walk along part of it. If you want to see the "colour" of Toulouse, you should visit there in evening. You will definitely understand why Toulouse is a "Pink city" *la ville rose).

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