Camargue, on the wild side

This vast, flat area, forming a mosaic of lakes, marshes, paddy fields and arid landscapes, bathed in sunshine and salt water and swept by winds, is a genuine world apart, with a fragile equilibrium. Synonymous with rebellion and adventure, Camargue is a kingdom of wildlife. But it is also a place that man has continually tried to tame, as reflected in the bulls and wild horses - the emblems of Camargue - you can see roaming the local ranches and meadows.

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Les Rencontres d'Arles

Les Prémices du Riz

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Arles, a book of images

Here on the banks of the Rhône river, basking in the sunlight that bewitched many artists, lie centuries of history… Often referred to as "little Rome", Arles harbours a beautiful succession of ancient monuments, to be visited at a slow pace.

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Saintes Maries de la Mer

Saintes Maries de la Mer, the gypsy soul

Famed for its vast beaches, long jetty where you can enjoy endless walks in the salty wind, charming marina and lanes lined with little, white houses, Sainte-Maries has everything you need for a relaxing short break. But these are not its only charms. Every year on May 24th and 25th, thousands of gypsy pilgrims gather in Saintes-Maries to pay tribute to the Holy Maries during a long and fervent procession, topped with head-spinning dancing, singing and music!

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