Itinéraire 3 : Boucle d’Arles à la plage par Salin-de-Giraud

Loisirs et artisanat - Toute l'année

The favorable city deserves that attention before winning the surrounding countryside. Stroll in the neighborhood of Arugula or visit the Museon Arles can mark a good starting point. Then roads progressed through the Camargue landscapes with its rice fields, marshes marshes and canals. Delta solar and wild, the Camargue has been shaped by the encounter of two giants, the Mediterranean and the Rhône. Étang de Vaccarès in the marshes of Romieu, the road leads to Salin-de-Giraud. The city was built to accommodate the workers of the exploitation of salt. The city is adjacent to grey salt dunes, the slides and the cars. This route then leads on the beaches of Piemanson, where lurks another vast universe. Then return to Arles will occur along the Grand Rhone.

Arles

Arles

Au départ de l’Office de tourisme d’Arles, empruntez à gauche le Boulevard des Lices, puis tournez à droite dans la rue Gambetta en direction de Trinquetaille et des Saintes Maries de la Mer. Franchissez le Rhône et poursuivez en direction des Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer et de Salin-de-Giraud.

RD570 - Albaron

Arles

Au carrefour giratoire, prenez à gauche la RD570 toujours dans la même direction jusqu’au hameau d’Albaron.

RD37 - Etang de Vaccarès

Arles

Laissez le village sur votre droite et au carrefour, tournez à gauche sur la RD37 en direction de Salin-de-Giraud. Continuez sur cette route qui longe l’étang de Vaccarès jusqu’au hameau de Villeneuve. Un observatoire a été mis en place sur cette route pour observer les spécificités du paysage.

Villeneuve - C134

Arles

Au niveau de Villeneuve, prenez à droite sur le chemin C134 en direction de La Capelière.

RD36c

Arles

Au carrefour avec la RD36c, tournez en direction de Salin-de-Giraud.

RD36 - Salin-de-Giraud

Arles

Poursuivez à droite sur la RD36 jusqu’à atteindre le hameau de Salin. Traversez Salin-de-Giraud.

RD36d - Plage

Arles

Poursuivez sur la RD36d pour atteindre la plage.

Plage - RD36d

Arles

Pour le retour, prenez tout d’abord la RD36d.

RD36

Arles

Puis continuez sur la RD36 en direction d’Arles.

Information provided by Bouches du Rhône Tourisme

  • Organiser

    Comité Départemental du Tourisme 13
  • Transport means

    Personal vehicle

  • Distance

    116km

  • Duration

    1/2 day

  • Phone

    • 04 91 13 84 13
  • Fax

    04 91 33 01 82

  • Website

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