Provence & the Cote d'Azur - The Camargue (PDF Chapter)
This is the Camargue chapter from Lonely Planet’s Provence & the Cote d’Azur guidebook.
Forget all about time in this hauntingly beautiful part of Provence, roamed by black bulls, white horses and pink flamingos. This is slow-go country, a timeless wetland chequered with sil-ver salt pans, waterlogged rice paddies and traditional gardians (‘cowboys’).
- discover Arles’ rich Roman remains and Van Gogh connections
- watch rose-pink flamingos at wondrous Parc Ornithologique du Pont de Gau
- spot local flora and fauna from La Capelière’s many nature trails
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Arles, Camargue Countryside, Stes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Aigues-Mortes.
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