Museum of the Camargue
Arles - Cultural place
Museum of the Camargue, nature and Art Society of Camargue, between Rhone and Mediterranean island, has an exceptional environment, fruit of the encounter of freshwater with salt water and human activities that developed there. The regional natural park of the Camargue is designed to protect and sustain the natural, cultural and human heritage to build the future of this territory.A Museum is the MAS of the Rousty bridge that the natural park has installed the Museum of the Camargue, showcase of the territory. Recently renovated in a logic of sustainable development, the fold under the frame of origin offers immersion in the Camargue region of yesterday and today with the permanent exhibition the thread of water, over time.Historical pieces, interactive, playful installations, sound, videos and contemporary works of art invite small and large to surf between past, present and future, far from the clichés conveyed.A trail experience can be extended through the path that runs along the canal and the rice paddies to the marais, passing through the gardian hut.A cultural programme throughout the year, performances, projections, meetings debates and thematic tours at the Museum or in the territory of the Park offer a fun and different from the culture camarguaise approach.Artistic route at the start of the trail, a work of Tadashi Kawamata, Horizons, invited to rise to ponder issues of water in the delta of the Rhône. On the territory of the Park, the course of water trails invites to come out of the box to see Camargue otherwise with Tadashi Kawamata facilities, Décise, on the banks of the Grand Rhone in Arles and stop at the Grande Montlong pumping station.
- Accessible for disabled
- Private parking, Coach park
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Information provided by OT Arles
Where to stay
Terraced house in mas, terrace overlooking a large garden, friendly living room with integrated kitchen, 1 bathroom and WC on ground floor, 3 bedrooms upstairs with bathroom and separate WC. Next to the small Rhône and mid way between Arles and Saintes Maries of the sea.
Gite of charm and character in old mas. Beautifully appointed, combining tradition and modernity with all the home comforts. 2 rooms available more one in mezzanine. Large terrace in her living room of garden with views of the outdoor courtyard of the farmhouse. Located on the first floor.…
Hotel restaurant the Flamant Rose L'albaron is situated between Arles and Saintes Maries of the sea in the Department of Bouches du Rhône in the heart of the Park of Camargue.The hotel offers 8 rooms, all equipped, quiet and comfortable in complete harmony with the Camargue spirit.Frédéric…
Charming cottage in an authentic place and nature that can accommodate family or group. Conducive to hiking and discovering the Camargue ecosystem.Spacious, bright, comfortable and well equipped cottage. Close to important tourist places, on-site "Educational House on rice" created by the owners.
Things to do
Maison du riz
Rice House is a learning place speaking of the evolution of rice when she started in the Camargue to the present day, three spaces have been created: a space devoted to the material specific to rice cultivation, a space dedicated to the grain of rice and its various stages of processing, a corner…
Where to eat
Brooding over two country-style dining rooms and a shaded terrace, this Pink Flamingo isn't likely to fly away soon. The typical regional menu served to passers-by and hotel guests, focuses on fish, shellfish and bull beef. Guest will glow with pleasure by the fireside in winter.
A story that will make you turn to jelly...
As yellow as sunshine and as warm as a winter fireplace... The quince isn't very pretty, but the people of Provence love it. You could even say that a passion has been born between this irregular-shaped fruit, somewhat resembling a dented, rustic pear and our lovers of jams, jellies and pastes.
Happiness is in the lavender field!
Whether it's served hot with a salad, used to crown a cheese platter, or savoured fresh with honey or olive oil, goat's cheese is an absolute culinary must. Provence's dry, sunny climate is perfect for goat breeding -and that's lucky for us!
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