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Discover the Nature Reserve

Our National Nature Reserve is only accessible in guided tour. (In french)

Troughout the year, you can discover the riches of the natural heritage of our National Nature Reserve. From dawn to dusk, in the heart of this protected site, hides and towers will allow you to observe the diversity of wild birds throughout the seasons. Privileged tour in a nature sanctuary to discover secrets of the Camargue with a guide who will lend you a telescope.

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At the heart of the marshes, discover the Nationale Nature Reserve and more precisely, enter in the « Sanctuary » on a 5 km circuit with different landscapes.
The tour takes you into the reed bed and then along the canal, the dune and tamarisks. Before the salt marshes, it sails between temporary pools and ponds.
Hides and towers allow to observe wildlife at close quarters with the help of a telescope provided by the naturalist guide who will be here to explain it all to you.

You shall bring a picnic, seasonal clothing and footwear. Departure from the reception with your personal vehicles to reach the heart of the site (5km of track road)

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Visits on Wednesdays and Sundays.

During the months of February, March, April, May, September, October and November.

Departure at 9.30 am – duration 6h – 18 € (half-price from 6 to 12 years old)

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Guided Nature Tour – A privileged encounter with the fauna in a preserved natural space (In french)

Guided Nature Tour Camargue

Shorter than the Nature hike, this tour is ideal for families. You will go in the Sanctuary and enter in hides where you can discover birds as you have never seen them before. A nature guide will be there to show you and explain all about Mother Nature’s Secrets…

Limited to 8 visitors

Departure by minibus with the guide at 10 am Access to observatories by foot within 500m

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Every day from April to September

Departure at 10 am – duration 2h30 – 15 € (half-price from 6 to 12 years old)

Departures possible from Arles at 9 am, return to Arles at 1.30 pm.

Picnic tables available if you wish to eat at the site. Free trails are available during this break time.

 

 

 

 

 

Theme Tours:

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All year, we propose thematic visits to discover rare species (bittern, moustached warbler…) in a unique atmospheres (at dawn or dusk)
List of themed visits 2017: in the course of programming

Visits according to demand:

Alone (e), in couple or with friends, you want to experience the National Nature Reserve tour of the Vigueirat Marshes in a privileged way. The Office of the Naturalist Guides can adapt its visits to your needs for a customized service (private visit).
More information: consult us

 

Réservations at 04 90 98 70 91
or mail

 

 

Practical information:

For all these visits, take walking shoes, clothing adapted to the weather, camera and binoculars (for rent in the shop, € 2.50).Reservations recommended (no later than a half-day before the time of the desired visit).
Departure possible starting from 2 registered adults.

The discovery of the nature reserve is provided by our partner The Office of Naturalists Guides.
Download the PDF documentation