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 Horses  in the camargue region of  France

Horses in the Camargue region of France

The Camargue region of France



Places to visit and stay in The Camargue photos and guide

The Camargue is in the south of France, between the Mediterranean and the River Rhône delta It is a wildlife national park very flat and a mixture of marshland and water. Salt plains cover the south eastern corner and in the center is a large nature reserve. There are large areas that grow rice and even a few vineyards

camargue picture

The area is home to more than 400 species of birds, and one of the few places in Europe you will see the greater flamingo. The area is most famous for its horses which roam over the Camargue. You can see them in the photos below along with the specialised breed of bull. They are smaller that most modern breeds of bull and are raised for their distinctive meat

The Camargue horses

 Camargue horses picture

camargue horse picture

The best time to visit is in the spring and autumn it gets very hot in the summer, mosquitoes can be a problem. There are several ways to see the area. You can park your car and walk you can hire a mountain bike.Or take a guided tour on the white Camargue horses. There are also jeep 4x4 tours from Ste. Maries-de-la-Mer.A local map of the area

Camargue Bull

Camargue Bull picture

If you want to stay in the camargue for a few days the town of Arles is the place to stay there is a link at the bottom of the page. This is one of the many hotels in the town

Oustau Camarguen Hotel Port Camargue

hotel

The Oustau Camarguen Hotel is located in Le Grau Du Roi making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town.

The Oustau Camarguen Hotel boasts a convenient location with modern amenities in every guestroom and superb service. Each guestroom features amenities such as non smoking rooms, air conditioning, television, bathtub, mini bar.

The amenities and services offered at this Le Grau Du Roi accommodation include bar/pub, restaurant, disabled facilities, business center, pets allowed.

With elegant facilities and hospitality, guests at this hotel will surely have an impressive stay.

Oustau Camarguen Hotel Port Camargue


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If you prefer your own place this house with a pool in the middle of the Camargue region.Could be just right for you

St Chamas git to rent

This property is situated on the outskirts of St Chamas, in a peaceful residential area. 5 kms from Miramas, 39 kms from St Rémy en Provence and Aix en Provence. 47 kms from Arles in the Camargue area and 52 kms from Marseille and Carry le Rouet with beaches and creeks.

Pretty detached villa. Ground floor: Living room with open fireplace, satellite TV, DVD and radio/cassette/CD. Dining room with French window to garden

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The flamingo

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