We went on an organised tour from Aix. On the day there was just the 2 of us and the guide which was great. The drive takes over an hour to get to the Camargue. We passed fields of rice. There were white horses in...More
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We traveled through the Camargue on the main road through to Saint Maries de la Mer but had to stop to take in more of this beautiful region, it really is diverse in many ways. there are several cattle ranches leading down to the coast...More
If it's wildlife and birds you want, don't go in August during a heatwave. We did arrive early in the hope of seeing some bird activity and while we did see a few flamingos and perhaps half a dozen other wetland birds overall it was...More
The Camargue is a great place for nature lovers, equestrians and photographers. Large expanse of flat, often wetlands, with hosts of flamingos and the famous white horses
We decided to drive back to our home in Piedmontese (Italy) from a holiday in Carcassone (France) via the Camargue and it was definitely worth the detour. Beautiful salt marshes, plenty of birds and wild horses to see without going too far out of your...More
Very nice nature park and a must to see if you are in the region. We visited salt bassins and it's really interesting. In addition you can find a lot of animals (e.g. Flamingos)
I come to France for the culture, the history, the food, and the beautiful old towns. If I spend precious time for nature, it better be breathtaking. The Calanques were worth it, but the Camargue wasn't. It's a pretty place, but unless you're willing to...More
We allocated almost half day to see this park and could not make all must-see-points, e.g. local museum, as we loved shallow sandy beaches there and spent good time. Still even while driving - car is a must - we enjoyed viewing various birds, bulls...More
Imagined the protected area a lot bigger than what I have experienced. Still beautiful, but modern life is taking slices out of the park. Looks more like a tourist attraction on a large scale.
If you visit Arles do not miss the Camargue Nature Park. It is a vast nature reserve with lots of water , flamingos,swans,ducks and many other water fowls. It has easy paths to stroll through. The white horses are quite a sight. It is a...More