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

Information provided by OT Istres

  • Contact

    Colline du Castellan
    13800 Istres

  • Phone

    • 04 42 81 76 00
  • Website

Nearby

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  2. Bed and breakfast in Trigance

    B&B

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  3. The Valley of the cicadas

    Campsite

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  4. Hotel Ibis

    Hotel

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Where to stay

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…

Here and elsewhere
B&B

Here and elsewhere

Istres

Au coeur de la Provence, entre les Alpilles et les plages de la Côte Bleue, venez goûter au charme de nos chambres d'hôtes dans notre vaste propriété qui possède un charme bien à elle.C'est dans une ancienne bergerie restaurée , datant de la fin du XIXième siècle que se trouve la…

The small Golden cicada
B&B

The small Golden cicada

Istres

Marleen and Danny will give you a warm welcome in their charming house situated between Marseille and the nearby Camargue (100 m) from the beach of Ranquet. (Istres) Your guest house is the ideal starting point for exploring Provence. (Blue Coast, Marseille, Aix en Provence, Arles, Baux de…

La Berruguette
Holiday rental

La Berruguette

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G142 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 person)/kitchen, mictrowave, washing-machine, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2…

M. Philippe Picard
B&B

M. Philippe Picard

Istres

C'est posé dans les près que vous trouverez le Mas du Bras d'Or, bastide centenaire rénovée par Philippe avec des matériaux anciens et décorée par Geneviève. A 5 min du coeur d'Istres, à 10 min de la mer, c'est entre la Côte Bleu, la Camargue et le Lubéron que vous pourrez découvrir…

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…

Sylce
Holiday rental

Sylce

Istres

Appartement de 65 m² en rez-de-chaussée de la villa des propriétaires situé dans un quartier résidentiel et calme. Séjour/salon avec un convertible/2 pers. Cuisine américaine entièrement équipée. Une chambre avec 1 lit/2pers. Une salle d'eau avec WC. Terrasse de 80 m² avec mobilier de…

Top Motel
Hotel

Top Motel

Istres

Located in the new area of the Park of the hotel, the TOP MOTEL residence with its 24 rooms, profits by the of this city, in the heart of Provence. Between ponds and Crau, at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, the Alpilles and the Camargue, Istres is an expert in quality of life.Private parking…

La Bartavelle
Holiday rental

La Bartavelle

Istres

Pretty restored ancient house, independent, Provencal style, on the hillside, on an open yard of 6000 sq.m. planted with olive trees. Rambling trails on site View on the pond. groundlevel house : kitchen (microwave, dishwahser). Large living-room (TV). 1 bedroom with a double bed. 2 bedrooms with…

Things to do

Etang de l'Olivier
Lake/Pond

Etang de l'Olivier

Istres

Etang de 220 hectares, à proximité immédiate du centre ville avec le Jet d'eau le plus haut de France, jaillissant à plus de 50 m. Son écosystème préservé est formé de roselières et de falaises de saffre qui abritent de nombreux oiseaux et poissons. Plan d'eau douce très poissonneux,…

Brasserie de Sulauze
Producer

Brasserie de Sulauze

Istres

La Brasserie est installé dans une vieille bergerie de 300 ans, ou se trouve deux jeunes brasseurs autodidactes (Gui et Ju) qui brassent, en partie, grâce aux céréales et aux houblons cultivés en biodynamie sur le Domaine. Le but de la brasserie est d'utiliser la matière première local,…

The Coluche
Cultural place

The Coluche

Istres

Located in the city centre, cinema the Coluche inaugurated in 1993, offers 4 rooms from 70 to 192 seats, all equipped with DTS Digital sound in which one in DTS and SR/D. The comfortable club chairs, a wide space between the rows... The rooms have all of the specific accommodations for persons…

Jean Hagopian
Producer

Jean Hagopian

Istres

Jean Hagopian, apiculteur récoltant, produits des miels variés entrant dans la composition de ses nougats : nougat noir (miel, amandes), nougat provençal (miel, amandes, orange) ou nougat blanc (au miel de lavande). Il propose également des bonbons fourrés au miel, au pollen de fleurs et de…

Halles de l'Olivier
Produits laitiers - Fromage

Halles de l'Olivier

Istres

Nichées au coeur du centre ville, les halles de l'Olivier ont pour credo, du beau, du bon, du bio et surtout des produits locaux. Les halles de l'Olivier accueillent quotidiennement une dizaine de producteurs, commerçants ou revendeurs, tous passionnés par leurs produits. Les halles de…

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.

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…

Royal Kids
Family recreation

Royal Kids

Istres

Royal Kids is a concept of Indoor playground, covered and safe for children from 0 to 12 years, in this park of 1400 m2, you will find slides, trampolines, zip lines and bridges of monkeys. But as in any good playground covered for children, swimming pools with balls and giant legos.

Girobike Provence
Outdoor leisure

Girobike Provence

Istres

Une nouvelle façon se déplacer et de se divertir seul , à deux ou en famille à Istres ! Toute l'année, les visiteurs pourront réserver l'activité de leur choix, sur place , par téléphone ou sur le site internet www.gyrobikeprovence.fr. Pour les plaisirs des petits et des grands, GYROBIKE…

Where to eat

Le Serac
Cuisine de Provence

Le Serac

Istres

Jardin intérieur ombragé, Glacier artisanal, Crêperie. Exposition permanente de différents peintres et photographe

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

The Olive

The Olive

Terroir

Olive oil, olive soap and olives with herbs… A fruit you can't do without!

Rosé

Rosé

Lifestyle

Finer by the year, Provence's rosés are chic, casual and loved by all

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

The history of cinema in Provence dates back many years. And similarly to the region's artistic hall of fame, it was inspired by light...

As you may know, the very first moving picture was screened by the Lumière brothers ('Lumière' meaning 'light') on September 21st, 1895 in La Ciotat.

The Sun

The Sun

Sunshine, one of the fundamentals of life in the South…