Authenticity, Wonder & Gentleness
Discover the Camargue
Beaches, history and monuments

Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

The Capital of the Camargue is a city anchored in traditions, which perfectly combines authenticity and modernity.

The year is punctuated by numerous events : “Camarkas” equestrian show, gypsy evenings and pilgrimage.

We also advise you to discover the monuments and the must-see attractions of the town such as: the Notre-Dame-de-la-Mer church, the “La Digue à la Mer” promenade, the Gacholle Lighthouse, and many others.

Not to be missed in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer: the beaches! We particularly suggest the Clos du Rhône Beach, the Crin Blanc Beach or the Arènes Beach. 

The birds of Camargue

The Pont de Gau Ornithological Park

To observe wild and preserved fauna and flora, go to the Pont de Gau Ornithological Park. As you stroll through the more than 60 hectares of the park, you will discover emblematic birds of the Camargue: pink flamingo, marsh harrier, white stork, kingfisher, and many more!

A protected and wild territory

The Camargue Regional Natural Park

Between the Mediterranean Sea and the two arms of the Rhône, the Camargue takes shape. Between wild ponds, vineyards, salt marshes, forests and beaches fine sand, the Camargue offers breathtaking landscapes, which will take you on a journey.

14 routes cross the Camargue and invite you to discover this wild region, where tradition holds an important place.

For all tastes and desires

Activities in the heart of the Camargue

To explore the Camargue, you can do it in different ways:

  • 4x4 safari through the roads of the Camargue
  • Ride on horseback or in carriage
  • Trip on a gyropod or on a bike to discover at your own pace
  • Descent of the Petit Rhône by zodiac or by canoe for a discovery along the water
In pure Camargue tradition

The herds

In order to discover all the authenticity of the Camargue, we will meet you in a manade. The herds are a proud reflection of the traditions and the heritage of the Camargue. The two best-known herds are those of Baumelles and Cavallini

In a herd, you can assist a herdsman in sorting the bulls and taste regional specialties! 

In the footsteps of the Romans


The largest city in France in terms of area welcomes you. Located a 40-minute drive away, the magnificent town of Arles has preserved its old-world charm with the exceptional conservation of Roman remains. 

You will discover a multitude of monuments listed as UNESCO world heritage sites: Roman Amphitheater, Ancient Theatre, Cryptoportics, Alyscamps, etc. 

Medieval fortress and salt marshes


Founded in the 13th century, Aigues-Mortes enjoys a rich history. Surrounded by its ramparts, the town of Aigues-Mortes offers resplendent landscapes between its salt marshes and its prestigious remains: the Tower of Constance , the Tour Carbonnière or the Place Saint-Louis. 

By little train, on foot or by bike, set off to discover this marvel that is the salt marshes

A historic city with ancient riches


Located just an hour away, the city of Nîmes invites you on a journey through the centuries. 

Known for its Roman remains, including the majestic Roman Amphitheater and the arenas of Nîmes which still host grandiose shows today, it offers a cultural heritage of incomparable richness. 

Stroll through the picturesque streets of the city center, imbued with the medieval atmosphere, and discover the architectural treasures of the old town, such as the Maison Carrée and the Tour Magne.

At the gates of the Camargue


A few kilometers away, Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône offers you an authentic getaway between land and sea

Located at the mouth of the majestic Rhône, this charming maritime town seduces with its warm atmosphere and preserved character. Enjoy an invigorating stroll along the lively quays, where fishing boats rub shoulders with pleasure sailboats, and soak up the captivating atmosphere of the port.