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Discover the Marais du Vigueirat in july – august 2017

 

IMG_6761-BorderMakerGuided tour in english
At the heart of the marshes, a circuit equipped with hides and observation tower : a visit to discover the diversity of bird species, and the great outdoors of Camargue.
July- August : every tuesday, departure at 9am (duration 2 hours)
€12 adults – ½ price for children from 6 to 17 – free for children under 6

 

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VisiteGuidéePalunette©MSuc2013The four Etourneau trails of four kilometers long in total have different themes and are accessible from sunrise to sunset.
€ 2 per adult – 1 € per child

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randonnée nature, étéThe guided nature tour – departure is possible from Arles (IN FRENCH)
The guide will take you in small groups with a minibus to the heart of the National Nature Reserve. Observatories make close approach of the wild fauna possible, in particular for birds.
Departure every day at 9 am from Arles – 29€
Departure every day at 10 am from les Marais du Vigueirat – 15€
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Visite en calèche - J.Bonici

The guided horse-drawn carriage tour (IN FRENCH)
A visit to the high ground of the site where a herd of horses and bulls of the Camargue race graze. The return of the birds that have spent the winter in Africa or in Spain allows beautiful observations.
Every days at 10 am and 3 pm – duration 2 hours
16€ per adult (half price from 6 to 12 year old)
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IMG_0201The horse rides

A discovery of landscapes and nature in the Camargue. These visits take you in different parts of the site to the discovery of livestock and wildlife in the Camargue.
Visit of 1hour : every day at 3 pm – 20€ per adult, 15€ up to 12 years old
Visit of 1h30 : every day at 11 am and 4.30 pm – 30€ per adult, 20€ up to 12 years old
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IMG_0228The poney rides
For the children, a first contact with the pony makes it safe with the animal. The child can then go for a walk with an adult.
Every day from 10 am to 11 am (Departure also possible from 3 to 4 pm depending on conditions)
Duration 20/30 minutes – 7€

 

 

The « Marais du Vigueirat », a protected nature area to discover in the Camargue

Découvrir la Camargue : visite guidée, visite en famille avec des enfants, randonnée nature en Camargue

Preserved natural site of ​​1200 hectares at the junction of two remarkable ecosystems that are the Rhone delta and the stony desert-like Crau, the Vigueirat Marshes are one of the most remarkable properties of the Conservatoire of the Coast in the Camargue.

In this exceptional site, you can discover a great floristic diversity with a mosaic of natural wetlands where more than 2000 plant and animal species live : over 300 species of birds have been observed, including all species of herons of Europe, and up to 35 000 ducks in winter. 5 herds of Camargue bulls and horses grazing on the field.

The natural heritage of the Vigueirat Marshes is recognized nationally and internationally. Classified National Nature Reserve, it is a central zone of the Biosphere Reserve of Camargue.

The site is open to the public to discover the nature and raise awareness about the environment and its protection.

All year, you can discover the Vigueirat Marshes in different ways : on foot on the “Etourneau” trails ( the “Cabins trail” and the “Palunette trail”) which are free access or with a guide or in horse-drawn carriages. For nature and bird lovers, we propose a 5km hike in the heart of the nature reserve where hides and observation towers facilitate the observation of wildlife.