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. La Maison de Lucie

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  3. Le Cigalon

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  4. M. Philippe Picard

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Where to stay

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…

Ibis Budget
Hotel

Ibis Budget

Istres

At the doors of the Camargue the ibis budget Istres-Trigance (former Etap Hotel) is located between the Alpilles and the Etang de Berre, and close to downtown. The beaches are only 7 km. All our rooms, accommodating from 1 to 4 persons, are air-conditioned and equipped with free Wi - Fi. Free and…

Oustau D'istryo
Holiday rental

Oustau D'istryo

Istres

Studio meublé dans le quartier du Ranquet avec vue sur l'étang de Berre.

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…

l'Aglantale
Holiday rental

l'Aglantale

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G141 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 pers.)/kitchen, microwave, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2 single beds).…

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…

Villa
Holiday rental

Villa

Istres

Belle villa, de type bastide d'une superficie de 140 m². Cette villa 4 étoiles possède 4 chambres, pouvant accueillir 8 personnes avec grande piscine sécurisée. Chambre parentale en RDC avec S.B attenante. ( Douche à l'italienne) A l'étage, 3 chambres : 1 lit en 140, une autre avec 2 lits…

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…

Things to do

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…

Inalandon
Craftsman

Inalandon

Istres

Virginie Letaillandier, artiste peintre et céramiste vous accueille dans sa boutique situé en plein coeur de ville à Istres pour des créations artisanales.

Vitrail Déco
Craftsman

Vitrail Déco

Istres

Invitez les éclats de lumière à colorer votre intérieur. Une décoration unique et personnalisée, adaptée à tous les styles. Un patchwork de couleurs changeantes à tout instant de la journée et au fil des saisons. La magie du verre au service de votre bien être.

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,…

Kerameïa - Poterie Raku
Craftsman

Kerameïa - Poterie Raku

Istres

Nathalie ELLENA utilise le raku qui est une technique japonaise d'origine coréenne, utilisée à partir du XVIème siècle pour la fabrication de pièces destinées à la cérémonie du thé. Une technique japonaise pour des créations provençales : cigales, hiboux, libellules, bijoux...

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…

Oleiculteur Lambert
Olives - Huiles d'olives

Oleiculteur Lambert

Istres

Au bord de l'étang, Annie et Philippe Lambert exploitent un verger familial de 2 hectares d'oliviers, et pratiquent une culture raisonnée. Les variétés d'olives produites à savoir, Salonenque, Aglandau, Picholine et Grossane sont triturés au Moulin de Grans. Vente directe à la Propriété…

La suite...
Fashion / shopping

La suite...

Istres

Cette extension de l'OT vous accueille dans un espace moderne d'environ 40m² . Plus qu'une simple boutique souvenirs pour touristes, cet espace propose une sélection pointue de belles créations des talents de la ville. On y trouvera des bijoux comme ceux de René Gouin à l'inspiration…

L'Originale
Fashion / shopping

L'Originale

Istres

Situé à Istres, L'Originale est un magasin de décoration et de cadeaux dans lequel vous trouverez de quoi ravir petits et grands. Miroirs, cadres, tableaux, rideaux ou coussins, retrouvez un grand choix d'articles pour décorer l'intérieur de votre maison ou pour offrir. Pour une naissance,…

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…

Le Serac
Cuisine de Provence

Le Serac

Istres

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

Inspirations

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 Olive

The Olive

Terroir

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

Lavender

Lavender

Tradition

Happiness is in the lavender field!

La Poutargue

La Poutargue

'Boutargue', an amber-coloured jewel fished on the shores of Martigues...