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Amazing

I heard that the water in the canal is ice cold. So what I've been told and is very clear too. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Leandro987
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Paramaribo, Suriname
A Charming City, Especially on Market Sunday

This is a special town in Provence especially on Sunday when people from all over come for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bmkutok
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Tucson, Arizona
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Centre Ville, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I heard that the water in the canal is ice cold. So what I've been told and is very clear too. I think that this is their signature attraction for this place. A lot of selfies and pictures are being taken.

Thank Leandro987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a special town in Provence especially on Sunday when people from all over come for the Antique and Food Markets. There are many vendors and even more more people. One of the main attractions are the many waterwheels that turn from the rushing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They represent a bygone era when waterwheels provided the power for factories. It is thought they were first used for wheat mills, then they specialised in wool and silk. Sixty two paddle wheels have been identified on the various branches of the Sorgue. The most...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The main waterwheel is lovely and worth a look but you could probably stop there unless you want a walk around the town.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We arrived to L'Isle sur la Sorgue around noon on a Sunday. We found free parking after searching in a couple of parking lots. Next we went to eat lunch. After lunch, we walked around the town and saw about 7 of the water wheels....More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice walk that takes you through the heart of the village. Old water wheels are everywhere. A very relaxing walk that takes you about fifteen minutes,

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst it is easy to get sucked into the many shops and cafes in the winding streets of I'Isle it is worthwhile taking a walk round the waterways and seeing the variety of waterwheels upon which the town was founded. From memory 34 originally and...More

Thank Janga
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The circuit is purely magnificent and provides great photo ops. In addition there are a number of great antique / second hand shops in the general area which are worthy of viewing. Wished we had more time to explore further.

Thank GSAJ
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Loved walking this town and discovering these water wheels. This is a unique place and well worth exploring.

Thank LUCKYME72
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The waterwheel circuit in L’Isle sur la Sorgue is something you just don’t fine everywhere. Consider, L’Isle actually is built on a series of islands in the Sorgue, and on older times the power of flowing water was used to power various industries. Many of...More

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