A Walk Through the Heart of the Camargue!

Beautiful, fantastic, amazing and exotic, the Camargue is a little corner of paradise. Near Arles in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, it offers visitors beautiful landscapes of protected nature.
By Justine Fiordelli

Accessible from Arles train station, the Camargue surprises with its rich fauna and flora. Delimited by the two arms of the Rhone, this island is breathtaking and reveals a variety of wild landscapes each more amazing than the next. As soon you arrive, you are welcomed by white horses, black bulls and pink flamingos, which are fully part of the scenery in their wild state. A horse rider at heart? Horseback rides are offered along the Camargue beaches. What a unique experience, so rich in emotions. While nature lovers will admire their surroundings sporting their finest camera, sports lovers meanwhile, can enjoy all kinds of water sports including stand up paddle and water skiing... There’s no shortage of thrills.

In the evening, the Camargue puts on its party gear to the sounds of traditional folk music, to the delight of tourists and locals alike. In the region, don’t hesitate to make a trip to Arles. Day or night, the city seduces with the richness of its heritage. Don’t miss visiting the Arles Amphitheatre, and not forgetting the famous photography festival the Rencontres d'Arles, which offers a tantalizing program throughout the summer.

More information on www.visitprovence.com

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