The winds of the Camargue
produce electricity in
In the Camargue you will see the white
Camargue horses roaming the flat grasslands.
Check with the Office of Tourism in
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone for tours
The Camargue horses are used by the Gardians,
(cowboys) to manage the black bulls within a
unique lifestyle on the Rhone River Delta.
In the vast pastures of the Camargue the
Guardians raise the fierce black bulls used in the
bullrings of southern France and Spain.
Delta of the Camargue in the South of France offers kite
surfing and is a good base for sightseeing in Camargue, the
land of Gypsy legend, salt, white horses, black bulls, and
In the Camargue,
Provence, South of
France many birds
feed in the shallow
lakes including the
Caravans head for the Rhone
Delta town of Port Saint Louis
via the ferry across the Rhone
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Camargue is
noted for Camargue Salt Works. It may look
like sand but it is Camargue sea salt
harvested from Mediterranean Sea water in
huge evaporation pools. The production
continues a tradition that goes back to
The French restaurants serve the salt at the table. Called Fleur de Sel,
by some packagers, this finishing salt is sprinkled lightly on food to
give the food an accent of salt without salting the whole meal.
cottage, home of the
Gardians can be
rented for vacation.
are considered gateways to
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone, The Camargue, Rhone River Delta, Provence
The Camargue Cottage,
homes of the Guardians of
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone is noted for salt production and for its industrial port seaport.
The town can be a good base for sightseeing, lodging, and information about trips to the Camargue preserves to
view birds and wildlife.
Part of that wildlife will be the Camargue horse that the horsemen and women of the Camargue harvest for the
saddle. The horses are a gentle and intelligent horse possessed of stamina and agility and a liking for people
During bull events in
Camargue Gardians or cowboys
use the Camargue horse to
manage the black Camargue bulls
that they unload from trucks to bring
to the arena.
The Camargue Gardian uses
the Camargue horse to
manage the black Camargue
bulls that they raise in the vast
grassland of the Camargue.
Camargue Area Sightseeing
Camargue Gypsy Festival
Where Is Camargue
Camargue Trains, Flights
Camargue Vacation Rentals
Port Saint Louis offers tours of the
Camargue where the horses are not
stabled but allowed to roam in the
grasslands or in large enclosed pastures.
Port Saint Louis du Rhone, Rhone River
Delta, Camargue Sightseeing, Kite Surfing,
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone is 40 km south of
Arles. The 9000 population town is an agricultural,
salt making, and industrial area that offers three
beaches: Plage Napoleon (Beach), 10 km of
sandy beach, Olga beach, and Carteau Beach,
noted for kite surfing.
Kite surfing lessons are available at Carteau
Beach. Info at Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone tourist
Equipment rentals are available in Port Saint
Port Saint Louis is notable as the location of kite
surfing championships and speed competitions.
Horseback riding on the beaches is available,
jeep tours, and buggy tours offered into the
Festivals occur in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone
during the summer. They include bull events with
the Camargue Gardians riding their white
Camargue horses the third weekend in July.
The Camargue offers local wildlife including the
wild horses of the Camargue, the lagoons and the
pink flamingos, and many migratory birds in the
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone is considered one of
the gateways to the Camargue. Interesting sights
in the area are the wind generators lined along the
canal to the Rhone, the fish canning factory, the
1737 St. Louis Tower and museum, and the
cottages of the Gardians.
Port Saint Louis du Rhone,
Camargue, Kite surfing
Port Saint Louis du Rhone, Camargue
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