Dinosau'Istres

Istres - Family recreation

DINOSAUR'ISTRES, a walk among the great figures dinosaurs the town of Istres, on the Hill of the Castellan, already known and recognized as a remarkable archaeological site (see page...) and emblematic of biodiversity Provencal. With 20 species represented at full-scale along a route following their emergence time on Earth, accompanied by explanatory signs on each species and general themes that have all been written under the control of Stéphane JOUVE, head of collections of Palaeontology of the University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris), attached to the Center for research on the paleobiodiversite and paleoenvironments of the National Museum of history natural (Paris), Dinosaur'Istres, offers to the Once a playful and informative walk for young and old. The site of the Castellan, who has been completely preserved, also offers a diversity and richness of Mediterranean flora which will constitute an additional discovery for visitors. Beyond the discovery of the course of how free and independent, supported by explanatory signs, many activities and tours are available during the summer and throughout the year by the Tourism Office, which appeals to palaeontologists. Lectures will also be scheduled. Dinosaur' between Istres, also at the heart of educational projects carried by the city in the direction of the children, under ventilated centres or activities peri-scolaires or still the game library, but also in the direction of all audiences through including of the media library. The whole project has been designed with a strong scientific dimension and relies on collaborations with recognized experts on the subject.Free and open access. Open every day of the year

  • Pets allowed
  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Istres

Nearby

  1. Office de Tourisme d'Istres

    Tourist office

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  2. Sébastien Table

    Food guide restaurant

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  3. Office de Tourisme de Saint Chamas

    Tourist office

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  4. Aire de stationnement pour campings-cars

    Campsite

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Where to stay

Aire de stationnement pour campings-cars
Campsite

Aire de stationnement pour campings-cars

Istres

Situé en bordure de l'étang de l'Olivier, dans un cadre agréable et bucolique, cette aire d'accueil pour les camping-cars se trouve à proximité immédiate des commerces du centre-ville. Vous serez à seulement 5 minutes du centre-ville et directement à l'entrée du parc Dinosaur'Istres.…

Bed and breakfast in Trigance
B&B

Bed and breakfast in Trigance

Istres

Located in the heart of Provence, this beautiful suite of 65 m² with shower, will seduce you with its charm and its ideal location to visit Provence. 30 mn from Marseille, about 40 minutes from the Camargue, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, 25 mn of the Blue Coast, Arles and the Alpilles, you will…

Ranquet Bellevue
Holiday rental

Ranquet Bellevue

Istres

Idéalement située, entre Camargue et Alpilles, Aix-en-Provence et Marseille, maison neuve avec jardin, au calme avec belle vue en bordure de pinède. Après un bon café sur la terrasse panoramique ensoleillée, vous pourrez descendre à la plage, avant de partir à la découverte des trésors…

Résidence de vacances LES HEURES CLAIRES
Resort

Résidence de vacances LES HEURES CLAIRES

Istres

Nichés dans les pins, avec vue sur l'étang de Berre, le plus grand étang salé d'Europe avec ses 80 kms de littoral, 19 gîtes meublés pour 4/5 personnes accueillent toute l'année, particuliers, familles et groupes en pension complète, demi-pension ou location, en toute convivialité. 2…

First class
Hotel

First class

Istres

Located in an industrial area, near the city centre, the first class hotel offers 60 rooms. All rooms are equipped with shower, wifi and tv big screen. Terrace

Les Narcisses
Holiday rental

Les Narcisses

Istres

Ground floor of the villa of the owners with a separate kitchen (mini-oven), a room with 1 bed for 2 people and a sofa bed/1 pers. shower room (shower, WC). TV socket. TV on request (free of charge). Possibility extra bed on request (free). Private courtyard with garden furniture and barbecue.…

Ariane
Hotel

Ariane

Istres

Located at Istres, in the new residential Parc de Trigance, Ariane hotel * knew how to combine comfort and refined elegance.The rooms spacious and soundproofed, heated pool and its concorde lounge make the hotel Ariane the privileged place to stay for business travellers, athletes, artists and…

Le Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Istres

Furnished 50 m² up to 4/5 people. Part of mas on a farm, in the middle of the plane trees and pine trees, 3 Km from the city centre. Apartment ground floor includes a living room with two bunk beds, click Clack, a room a bed 2 pers, separate equipped kitchen (fridge with freezer, microwave,…

Gite Des Bolles
Holiday rental

Gite Des Bolles

Istres

Sur le hameau des Bolles dominant la ville d'Istres, villa climatisée de 110 m² sur 2 niveaux. Au RdC : salon/séjour. Cuisine entièrement équipée. 1 bureau avec ordinateur et connexion internet Wi-Fi. WC indépendants. A l'étage : 3 chambres avec 1 lit/2 pers. Salle de bain. WC…

Things to do

Les frous frous de Zoé
Fashion / shopping

Les frous frous de Zoé

Istres

On trouve dans cette boutique, ludique et colorée, un mélange de tout ce que les filles aiment. Des bijoux, des accessoires, du prêt-à-porter et même des illustrations. Des créateurs locaux comme Zoé la fée ou Rhum Raisin mais aussi des parisiens ou strasbourgeois.

Escape Mind
Family recreation

Escape Mind

Istres

Escape Mind est un jeu d'évasion grandeur nature, par groupe de 2 à 6 joueurs, les participants se voient confier une mission. pour l'accomplir, ils devront faire preuve d'esprit d'équipe et de logique pour résoudre différentes énigmes. Ce jeu est adapté à tous les âges à partir de 12…

The factory
Cultural place

The factory

Istres

The factory is a concert hall in 466 m2 with a capacity of 1400 people and it is also a cafe-music of 300 people. One of the missions of the factory is to promote the creation, by putting at the disposal of the musicians, rehearsals 55 studios from 12 to 26 m2 cabins.

Centre for Contemporary Art
Cultural place

Centre for Contemporary Art

Istres

ACC is located in the most beautiful Mansion from the ancient Center renovated in the 18th century during the reign of Louis XV, its construction is earlier than the 17th century.Its programming is organized according to an annual rate of three exhibitions with major objectives support to the…

Space 233
Cultural place

Space 233

Istres

The Space 233 is a cultural place of the city. Rehabilitated and developed in 2013 to improve the conditions of access, there is a Hall for performances, theatre performances, and of conferences.It allows for example to budding artists, amateurs or confirmed to occur before an audience.

Art Zoo Istres
Cultural place

Art Zoo Istres

Istres

An extraordinary world where art made you an unusual adventure. Take the paths of the Park and get to know these twelve animals out of the ordinary: Safa giraffe, Ibérico Taurus or even though Michka the bear!The desks already bring you lots of information but you can delve deeper in experience…

Sulauze
Mountains

Sulauze

Istres, Miramas

The Massif de Sulauze is a small massif of around 2,470 acres in size, situated between Etang de Berre lake and Plaine de la Crau. This massif comprises a low-altitude plateau (46 to 118 m) rising gently southeastwards before descending sharply to the banks of Etang de l’Olivier and Etang de…

Si je vous dis Rosalie
Souvenirs shopping

Si je vous dis Rosalie

Istres

Boutique de décoration, jeux/jouet, cadeaux de naissance, accessoires pour petits et grands.

Domaine de Sulauze
Wines

Domaine de Sulauze

Miramas

Entre Miramas et Istres, un domaine qui raconte l'histoire de la Provence et de la plaine de la Crau. Rencontre avec un jeune couple de vignerons, soucieux de retour aux sources.

Where to eat

Sébastien Table
Food guide restaurant

Sébastien Table

Istres

A page turns and Sébastien Richard leaves his piano he has held since 1998 Antoine Letan-Martin already head chef from may 2014 at the Table of Sebastian.Both worked for the Bib Gourmand Award awarded by the Michelin Guide.Antoine will continue to surprise you with gourmet cuisine based on local…

Inspirations

Lavender

Lavender

Tradition

Happiness is in the lavender field!

Garlic

Garlic

It all starts with a crushed clove...

Provencal cuisine simply wouldn't exist without garlic

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

The bouillabaisse of Marseille

Bouillabaisse, an ancient treasure and epic adventure...

The Feria

The Feria

Tradition

The Feria, more than just a bull fiesta!