Day trip

From Avignon: Wild Landscapes of the Camargue

Activity provider: ProVans

From Avignon: Wild Landscapes of the Camargue

Activity provider: ProVans
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From US$ 107.82 per person

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Discover the wide delta of the Rhône and its fascinating wildlife. Enjoy strolling along the lively streets of St Maries de la Mer or its sandy beach and explore the medieval town of Aigues Mortes.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, Russian, German
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Observe pink flamingos having their breakfast at Pont de Gau's Bird Park
  • Enjoy a stroll through the lively streets of Saintes Maries de la Mer or along its sandy beach
  • Learn more about French history and explore the impressive fortress town of Aigues Mortes
Full description
Travel in a comfortable minivan through the wild landscapes of Camargue, listening to your guide's insightful commentary while looking out for flamingos, black bulls, and wild horses. See the local salt marshes and rice fields before visiting Pont de Gau's Ornithological Park, which hosts several species of birds including pink flamingoes all year round. Then, drive to Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer, which is an important pilgrimage destination for traveller communities. Afterwards, you can opt for a refreshing swim in the Mediterranean Sea or a stroll along the lively streets of the village and a visit to its fortified church. You will have some free time for lunch there. Finally, visit Aigues Mortes and travel back to the Middle Ages in this wonderful fortified town, surrounded by warmly colored salt pans.
Includes
  • Entrance fee to Pont de Gau's Bird Park
  • Live commentary on board
  • Parking, tolls, and gas costs
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Avignon Tourisme Office

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Highly recommended! Pink flamingos, Camargue horses in the wild and characteristic bulls of the place already make the tour noteworthy for those who love nature and discover new landscapes. St Marie della Mer is the stop where you can enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean Sea (beautiful water). Agues Mortes, with its walkable walls and tower of intense human significance, is the perfect ending. And last but not least a phenomenal guide! Veronica is the guide that everyone dreams of: passionate, super nice, very helpful, punctual, organized, brilliant. In short: to do! 10+

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July 16, 2022

Guide was very polite and explained our activities well. Also gave us good references for restaurants and shops in the villages we visited. Very considered of our interests, we made several unplanned stops for photo shooting of horses and bulls. Very nice tour with a good pace of activities, not too much not too few, right exact amount.

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July 4, 2022

We (2 adults, children 8 and 4 years) booked the day tour "Wild Landscapes of the Camargue" in English and were very satisfied. Our guide was very friendly and showed and told us a lot. First we were in the Flamingo Park, which we could visit for about 1 1/2 hours. After that we were in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer for almost 3 hours, a very nice place with bathing possibilities in the sea (you should pack your bathing suit). Then we were 1 1/2 hours in Aigues-Mortes, which is also a beautiful place, known for its salt lake. While driving in a spacious open-plan car (with child seats), we could see the typical white Camargue horses and black cattle and of course vineyards. We were completely satisfied. We had food with us, which I would recommend, so you have more time to visit the cities. Mouth protection is mandatory in the current situation and was also observed by the guide. We were very satisfied. Thank you for the nice day, Merci!

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July 30, 2020

Product ID: 282997