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
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Visuel
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Mental
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Auditif
  • Marque Tourisme et Handicap : Moteur
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Nearby

  1. Flamant Rose

    Hotel

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  2. La Pailliere

    Holiday rental

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  3. La Fenière

    Holiday rental

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  4. Le Grupi

    Holiday rental

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Where to stay

Le Pantai
Holiday rental

Le Pantai

Arles

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.

La Fenière
Holiday rental

La Fenière

Arles

Great friendly cottage with a large living room that can accommodate large family or group. Very bright next to the small Rhône. Possibility of water and of water games.Authentic places.

Flamant Rose
Hotel

Flamant Rose

Arles

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…

La Pailliere
Holiday rental

La Pailliere

Arles

Gite of charm, in character, beautifully landscaped mas, combining tradition and modernity. With a large terrace with pergola, equipped with garden furniture. With 2 rooms. Access to the pool of the property, in a large park.

La Feniere
Holiday rental

La Feniere

Arles

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.…

La Sellerie
Holiday rental

La Sellerie

Arles

Gite of charm, in ground floor, in a country house of character in the quiet.Team all household comforts.Has a large outdoor terrace, with garden furniture.Access to the pool of property in a large park.1 room plus a loggia with extra bed.

Le Grupi
Holiday rental

Le Grupi

Arles

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.

Le Loupiot
Holiday rental

Le Loupiot

Arles

Charming house independent in mas, luxurious and very well decorated. Very well equipped kitchen, dining room, comfortable independent living room, 2 bedrooms with private bathroom and WC. Private terrace with barbecue and horses nearby

Things to do

Maison du riz
Cultural place

Maison du riz

Arles

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…

Bobby field
Wines

Bobby field

Arles

A monastic property, a family operation. At a stone's throw from Arles, in the direction of the Saintes, an authentic Camargue area. For three generations, Bonistalli family operates land now owned by Benedictine monks.

Where to eat

Flamant Rose
Cuisine de Provence

Flamant Rose

Arles

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.

Inspirations

Chichis and panisses

Chichis and panisses

What will it be - 'Chichis Frégis' or 'Panisses'?! Make your choice at The Estaque quarter of Marseille.

Calissons

Calissons

Aix-en-Provence prides in concocting 'Calisson' candies made with a thin candied melon paste and ground almonds topped with royal icing. Yummy

Provence's markets

Provence's markets

Terroir

A fertile region with many local products and specialities

The accent

The accent

Art de vivre

The accent: our identity