Capelière - National Nature Protection Society - Camargue national reserve
Arles - Cultural place
An information centre and a nature observation site in Camargue: reception, library, Camargue natural environment exhibition, a trail of 1.5 km equipped with information boards, four observatories of the marshlands and two observation decks over the Vaccarès reedbed.
- Accessible for disabled
- Private parking
A free entry for Bouches-du-Rhône inhabitants with the My Provence Pass!See the offer
Information provided by OT Arles
Where to stay
Mas Saint Gerain
At the heart of the wild Camargue where we raise horses and bulls, our spacious rooms of 35 m 2 are located on the first floor of the Mas, Monique and Pierre House. From 2 to 5 people, the rooms each have their shower and toilets private. Sheets, towels, wifi and the breakfast are included in the…
Le Four à pain
Its name comes from the authentic ever-present bread oven in the main room that reflects a past where many people worked together in the farms of Camargue. Some writings leave suggests that Saint Germain was a monastery, whose main purpose was the cultivation of grain. This cottage can…
Hazel is an intimate cottage, beautifully appointed, without screws to screw, to relax in nature. His name comes from a young couple of shepherds, Polo and hazelnut, which have occupied in the past when flocks of sheep Merino de Camargue were numerous and present in all mas.It has a comfortable…
Sur un grand domaine agricole camarguais, ce gîte est un pavillon de chasse du XIXe siècle, mitoyen à un autre gîte, au milieu des terres d'élevage et de céréales, en bordure de l'étang du Vaccarès (Arles Centre 22 kms - Stes Maries 44 kms). Elevage de taureaux Camargue. A environ 1 km,…
Things to do
The Tour du Valat biological station
The Tour du Valat Biology Station was created in 1954 by Luc Hoffmann. An independent organisation, the Tour du Valat was declared a non-profit foundation in 1976. Its purpose is to promote and contribute directly to the conservation of the Mediterranean wetlands. The central part has been…
Where to eat
A gourmet treat…
Provence has been famed for its candied fruit from time immemorial. In the early 16th century, the region was fairly impoverished. Fruit grew here in abundance, but much of it was lost every year.
Can anyone resist an almond? Everyone raves about these little nuggets of happiness you can savour every which way – fresh, dried, whole, grilled, sliced, ground or made into a cream or milk!
'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake