Discovering Arles is like walking on a natural and cultural path in western Provence. Arles is a city on the Rhone river where it forks into several branches to create a large delta open onto the Mediterranean Sea. Arles is the open door to the Camargue.
Pink flamingos are flying like a pink cloud in Camargue.
Discovering the Camargue walking, horse riding, or driving on the narrow roads and lanes is an experience not to be missed. Between wild landscapes and ancestral human work, the Camargue is composed of ponds, marshes where pink flamingos are flying like a pink cloud looking for their food.
You will see meadows dedicated to breeding bulls and rice paddies. The Camargue Regional Natural Park protects the migratory birds when they stop on their migration route from the North of Europe to Africa.
Romans noticed the unique character of the site of the city of Arles very early. Between the 1st century BC and the 4th century, Arles was the main port of the first Roman colony…