Bouches du Rhône : Camargue
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.
Local specialty foods
Specialty foods of the Camargue include:
Finding a good dinner
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 to perform a research, here are some tips for finding a good place with a cuisine close to genuinely local. Even if listing of specific places in your guidebook gets out of date, these tips will last longer (at least until restauranteurs decide to counterfeit them). Neither will guarantee anything, but at least improve your chances:
Basing on the above recommendations, here are some restaurants that look promising (although not tried hands-on by Wikitravelers yet):