YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!


From Wikitravel
Revision as of 23:12, 8 November 2010 by DenisYurkin (talk | contribs) (Eat)

Bouches du Rhône : Camargue
Jump to: navigation, search

Default Banner.jpg

La Camargue encompasses the Rhone River delta in the southeast of France. One of the best places in Europe for birdwatching; also great for biking and horse riding.



Other destinations



Get in

Get around





There are numerous hotels on way from Arles to Saintes Maries de la Mer. Some of them worth considering include:

  • Les Arnelles, (450m outside of the St-M-dl-M, on the left side of the road just after Le Pont Des Bannes hotel). Bar 8am to 11pm


When staying in a touristy city like Saintes Maries de la Mer, it can be difficult to impossible to find a place for a good dinner with anything beyond fried chips and over-grilled meat.

However, if you have a car to drive out, and ideally an Internet connection, here are some tips for finding a good place with a cuisine close to genuinely local--neither will guarantee anything, but at least improve your chances:

  • a place should be remote enough to require a dedicated trip. The only reason anyone should eat there is because the food is good. In this case, don't be put off by lack of customers.
  • menu lists most local specialties, and even better nothing from outside the region
  • ferme auberge, an official government program. Members usually show good fidelity to local cuisine, though limited menu selection.
  • member of Conservatoire des Cuisines de Camargue, society for the preservation of true Camargue cuisine
  • seats by reservation only
  • offering table d'hote (guest table), which is like eating in somebody's home--which is usually many times intensely local (expect limited or no menu selection, however)

Specialty foods of the Camargue includes:

  • Bouillabaisse
  • Anchoïade
  • Anguilles au four
  • Gardiane de Taureau
  • Salade Camarguaise
  • Aubergines aux anchois et aux capres
  • Barbouillade d'artichauts
  • Brandade de Morue
  • Canard aux figues
  • Moules en Brasucado
  • Hachis camarguais
  • Fougasse d'Aigues Mortes
  • La Broufado


Stay safe

Get out

Create category

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!