In the arms of the Rhône - Variant -




Very easy





Positive elevation gain

9 meters

Negative elevation gain

9 meters


Min. 17 meters

Max. 20 meters

  • circuit
  • variante
  • liaison

Departure / Arrival

Ile Piot car park / Ile Piot car park


Ile Piot car park

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Tourist service in Avignon :

A walk through nature, 5 minutes from Avignon, in a preserved island.
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Departure from the car park of the “allée Antoine Pinay” path.
Follow the towpath along the Rhône towards the restaurant for 750 metres.
Stay on the bank and cross the restaurant. Continue as far as the landing stage and continue on the shady path along the Rhône. Once on the tarmac of the “Chemin des Canotiers” continue for 500 metres, then turn left onto the “Chemin des Vendanges” for 1.3 km.
Go left towards the campsite.
Go around the roundabout via the “Chemin des Vignes” to take the “Chemin de Dardene” on the left.
At the end, follow the “Chemin des Canotiers” on the right for 500 metres. Go down the staircase to pick up the “Chemin de Halage” Return heading for the “Allée Antoine Pinay”.

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public transportation

Avignon bus line, easy access coming from porte de l'Oule

recommended parking

Ile Piot car park

road access

By pont Edouard Daladier bridge or pont de l'Europe bridge

To note

  • Very nice circuit in spring and autumn

  • Exposed to the Mistral

  • Do this walk in the morning or start of the evening in summer

If you want to report a problem on your hike (marking, maintenance, danger...), let us know on Suricate: sentinels.sportsdenature.fr
Access to the massifs
Respect the regulations preserving protected natural areas – find out about restrictions to accessing the massifs during fire risk periods, from 15 June to 15 September.
Before heading out, check the website

In brief

  • Walk by the Rhône and an agricultural zone
  • Wonderful viewing point from St Bénézet bridge and the Palais des Papes
  • Do not pick anything in the fields and orchards


Office de Tourisme du Grand Avignon
Tel : View number +33(0)4 90 03 70 60
E-Mail : tourisme@grandavignon.fr

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