CAMARGUE REGIONAL NATURE PARK

Between 15 and 40min by car.

Delta open to the Mediterranean sea , the territory of the Camargue Regional Natural Park covers three municipalities: Arles, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. It extends over more than 100,000 hectares and 75 km of coastline. The Camargue, "island of exception", known throughout the world for its natural landscapes and its cultural richness, is also a land where men and women work... Thus marshes, fields and rice fields follow one another; thus wild pink flamingos and bulls breeding... Its territory is open to all but, fragile in its fauna and flora, it requires respect from visitors.

PIEMANSON BEACH

50min by car.

Very beautiful sandy beach of nearly six kilometers, located west of the mouth of the Grand Rhône. It is accessed by Salin de Giraud, parking is authorized from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and only on a part of the beach located in a delimited area and called the regulation zone. It is an endless beach, with dunes bristling with rare plants. There is nothing, no hotel, no restaurant or grocery store within ten kilometers of the village of Salin de Giraud. Just a fire station who ensure the safety of swimmers. It is a famous beach for sea kayaking.

ALPILLES REGIONAL NATURE PARK

Between 15 and 40min by car.

The Alpilles massif is a low altitude mountain range, with an original landscape of white limestone rocks, it extends from west to east between Tarascon and Orgon over an area of 50,000 hectares. it is one of the major reliefs of the Bouches-du-Rhône department dominating the region its highest point is Les Opies, 496 meters above sea level. From Saint-Remy-De-Provence, Baux-De-Provence or Tarascon, the Alpilles offers a unforgettable hikes by walk or by mountain bikes (rental possible)

SAINTES MARIES DE LA MER

40min by car.

A legendary site, its shore welcomed, at the dawn of Christianity, Marie Jacobé, Marie Salomé and their servant Sara, persecuted Christians. The village offers the visitor the image of its haughty and protective church, its town hall, its narrow streets and promises a visit feed by emotions under an ever new light at every moments of the day
 herds.Saintes Maries de la Mer is the capital for those who fall in love with the Camargue, bewitched by its wild beauty, its culture and its living and authentic traditions.