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

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Where to stay

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Top Motel

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Le Cigalon
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Le Cigalon

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l'Aglantale
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The House of Antoinette
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The House of Antoinette

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Bed and breakfast in Trigance

Istres

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Resort

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M. Philippe Picard
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M. Philippe Picard

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The small Golden cicada
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Things to do

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L'Originale

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Nautic Club Miramas
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Nautic Club Miramas

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Chocolatier Yves Thuries
Greed, Greediness

Chocolatier Yves Thuries

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Etang de l'Olivier
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Sulauze
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Sulauze

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The Olivier Theatre
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The Olivier Theatre

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Art Zoo Istres
Cultural place

Art Zoo Istres

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Where to eat

Sébastien Table
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Sébastien Table

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Le Serac
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Le Serac

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

Inspirations

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Marcel Pagnol

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Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

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