rediscover at Easter with the family

Traversed on foot, by bike or on horseback, the landscapes of the Camargue will surprise you. Along the 14 routes of the Regional Natural Park, young and old alike will be happy to venture from the vineyard to the beach, from the sansouires (salt pans covered with glasswort) to the salt marshes.

On the program of the various hikes: the dyke to the sea, the Faraman, Beauduc and Gacholle lighthouses, the Lauricet forest, the rice house, the domain of Méjanes, the ponds of Vaccarès, Imperials and Malagroy and why not a small shrimp fishing session ?!

The 1,200 hectares of the Vigueirat marsh are also designed to appeal to children: the Sentier des Cabanes, a fun path on stilts, follows the water and allows you to learn more about the local plants and ornithological species (saladella, sea iris, bulrush, aristolochia, Water Lily, Glossy Ibis, Red Net, Bittern, Sultana Swan, White Stork…).

The Pont de Gau Bird Park also invites families for a very enjoyable day out in nature (7€50 for adults and 5€ for 4-12 year olds). Boat lovers embark on the Tiki for a 1h30 cruise between the Petit Rhône and the Bac Sauvage (€15 / €7).

In this unique Camargue atmosphere, humid but soft, luminous and festive as one could wish, the free herds, led by amateur and professional wardens, enliven the “manades” (ranches living in the villages of to be passed from father to son). ). Hours; 110 € for the whole day).

Easter celebrations in Saintes Maries de la Mer

Saturday 04/16/2022

o From 11:30 am, Departure from the Manade des Baumelles

(from Bouvau d’Aubanel to Arènes beach)

o From 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Easter scavenger hunt for young and old

(Arènes beach)

o At 3:30 p.m. paid show at the Arènes

(€10 / adult; €5 / reduced rate)

Sunday 04/17/2022

o From 11:30 am, departure from the Manade Agnel

(from Bouvau d’Aubanel to Arènes beach)

o At 16:00 races in the arena; Imperial Trophy and Ace Trophy

(€13 / adult; €6 / reduced rate)

Monday 04/18/2022

o At 9:00 am, breakfast at Bouvau d’Aubanel and Ferrade

o From 11:30 a.m., departure from the Manade Aubanel

Photo by Mattia Astorino on Unsplash

Photo by Mattia Astorino on Unsplash

Cities that tell the story of the Mediterranean…

With their imposing corner and flank towers, the ramparts of Aigues-Mortes, which mainly house shops, ice cream parlors and restaurants, invite parents and children to a historic gourmet haven in the pedestrian area…

The vast Beauduc lagoon is a haven for accomplished surfers and aspiring shell collectors, as are the family beaches of Grau-du-Roi and Port-Camargue. A stopover in Arles offers an open-air course in Roman architecture.

A stop at Salin-de-Giraud offers an opportunity for an open-air presentation on the extraction of salt. Finally, a trip to the large weekly market in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, capital of the Camargue, will delight your taste buds and put a smile on your face…

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