Aigues-Mortes

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownAigues-Mortes
Insee code30003
Postcode30220
Latitude43.5671720
Longitude4.1925869
AltitudeFrom 0 to 3 meters
Surface57.78 km²
Population8628 inhabitants
Density149 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLe Grau-du-Roi at 6 km (9 min)
Chief townNîmes (at 43 km, 42 min)Saint-Laurent-d'Aigouze at 9.5 km (12 min)
DepartmentGardLa Grande-Motte at 12.8 km (15 min)
RegionLanguedoc-RoussillonSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the heart of the Camargue arises from the medieval Aigues-Mortes. Built according to the will of St. Louis, the tower of Constance remains one of the most majestic towers of the architecture of the Middle Ages. The walls surround a center of gastronomy Camarguaise. Culinary specialties: rust octopus, gardianne and bull meat, aioli, anchoïade, focaccia sugar, wine sands.


SIGHTSEEING

  • Tower and ramparts Aigues-Mortes.
  • Guided tours of the chapels of Penitents Aigues-Mortes chapels gray and white Penitent, Church of Our Lady of Sablon, place Saint Louis Capuchin chapel, History and Archaeology Society (museum).
  • Discover the History of the Cinema Aigues-Mortes Municipal Marcel Pagnol.
  • Guided tour of the medieval city.
  • Discover the Art and art galleries of the city jobs.
  • Come discover the relaxing spa area with hammam, hydromassage.
  • Visit tourist train and 4x4 Salins du Midi.
  • Discover the Camargue barge, horse, 4x4 safari, boat, on foot, bike, hitch, helicopter, etc..
  • Guided tour of herds.
  • Visit of the wine cellars and wine tasting des Sables.
  • Sporting activities (windsurfing, wakeboarding, water skiing ...), sea fishing, lake fishing, etc..
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Aigues-Mortes
Information pointsTourist Office of Aigues-Mortes
Natural sitesPond of Caitives,   Pond of the Commun,   Pond of the Ponent,   Pond of the Roi,   Pond of the Ville

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Weekly markets on Wednesday and Sunday mornings throughout the year.
  • Flea Market on Saturday mornings (in season).
  • Contemporary Dance Festival "Les Nuits de Sel" in July.
  • Music Festival Radio France in July.
  • Fiest'Aigues-Mortes August (flamenco festival).
  • Medieval Feasts of St. Louis in August.
  • Festival of French song in September.
  • Votive festival in October (bullfighting).
  • Book Fair in November.
  • "Aigues-Mortes the Movies" in winter (Screen Stars and effects, short and medium-length films festival Free, special effects and 3D).
  • Christmas Market in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Discover the Camargue, visiting ranches, horseback riding.
  • Visit saline lunch, rice fields, vineyards ...
  • Barge trips, canoeing, swimming, fishing, acrobatic, quad, buggy, jet ski, paintball, helicopter.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Explore the wild Camargue by 4x4Nature and the outdoors35 €Aigues-Mortes
4x4 safari in the Camargue marshesNature and the outdoorsFrom 18 € to 39 €Le Grau-du-Roi (5.7 km)
Kitesurfing lessons in the CamargueSports sensations80 €Le Grau-du-Roi (8 km)
Relax at the Spa des TempliersWellbeingFrom 18 € to 120 €Beauvoisin (15.5 km)
Pony and horse rides in the garrigueNature and the outdoors35 €Nages-et-Solorgues (24 km)

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PHOTOS

Aigues-Mortes the tower of ConstanceAigues-Mortes the tower of Constance
 
Tour de Constance for the West wall (© JE)Tour de Constance for the West wall (© JE)
Aigues-Mortes the SalineAigues-Mortes the Saline
 
Access Bridge to the Tower of Constance (© JE)Access Bridge to the Tower of Constance (© JE)
Aigues-Mortes the South wallAigues-Mortes the South wall
 
Aigues-Mortes, the 13th century walled cityAigues-Mortes, the 13th century walled city
Aigues-Mortes the tower of ConstanceAigues-Mortes the tower of Constance
 
Aigues-Mortes, portAigues-Mortes, port
Gate Gardette (© JE)Gate Gardette (© JE)
 
Chemin des ramparts West (© JE)Chemin des ramparts West (© JE)
Input tower Constance (© JE)Input tower Constance (© JE)
 
South Rampart saw the walkway (© JE)South Rampart saw the walkway (© JE)
PanoramaPanorama
 
PanoramaPanorama
Port on the western channel (© JE)Port on the western channel (© JE)
 
View the salt from the ramparts (© JE)View the salt from the ramparts (© JE)
Powder Tower and south wall (© JE)Powder Tower and south wall (© JE)
 
Powder Tower and south wall East (I ©)Powder Tower and south wall East (I ©)

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WEATHER

Thursday 30 October
Day
Night
Min. 6°C - Max. 17°C
Friday 31 October
Day
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Min. 6°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 1 November
Day
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Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Mediterranean restaurantMarie Rosé  
9.1
Aigues-Mortes
At the heart of the beautiful medieval city of Aigues-Mortes, the Marie Rosé restaurant takes you on a culinary journey in an old rectory. You can enjoy delicious cuisine market developed...
Located in Aigues-Mortes28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant Villa Mazarin  
9.4
Aigues-Mortes
Located in the heart of the medieval fortress of Aigues-Mortes, Villa Mazarin hotel restaurant welcomes you in an exceptional setting for a gastronomic luxury. Chef Stéphane Rouville...
Located in Aigues-Mortes57 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant du Port  
7
Le Grau-du-Roi
Cuisine and sea - As the salt marshes of the works to extract grain of salt, Chef works for products offer you the best flavors. Welcome to Nantes at Le Paludier! Modern and restrained...
Located 5.6 km from Aigues-Mortes27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 2 bedroomsAppartement    
9.4
Aigues-Mortes
Aigues Mortes medieval tourist town in the Camargue - Languedoc Roussillon, within the medieval walls, 7 km from the beach, cottages and studios to rent for weekend, weekly or biweekly....
Located in Aigues-MortesFrom 73 € to 138 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsB&B Farniente    
8.7
Aigues-Mortes
Welcome in our private B&B 'Farniente' in Aigues-Mortes, small medieval town in Camargue. Authenticity, comfort & hospitality in an old typical town house with small patio. Quiet and...
Located in Aigues-MortesFrom 53 € to 73 € the double room 
Villa with 4 bedroomsLes Chambres du Midi    
9.3
Aigues-Mortes
Endowed with an outside swimming pool and with a vast garden, The Chambers(rooms) of Noon(South) proposes an accommodation(hosting) to have breakfast to Aigues-Mortes. This house of...
Located in Aigues-MortesFrom 90 € to 109 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsLocation soleil d'été  
9.8
Aigues-Mortes
Aigues Mortes medieval fortified well preserved tourist town in Camargue comfortable and cosy studio inside the fortifications in the hard of the city with its beautiful small streets...
Located in Aigues-MortesFrom 580 € to 650 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGite les remparts
Aigues-Mortes
Camargue house in the middle of the medieval town of Aigues Mortes. Old renovated with taste and comfort, come put your bags, 100 m from shops in the atmosphere of the city, awaits...
Located in Aigues-MortesFrom 680 € to 950 € per week 
Mobile-Home for 4 personsLocation de vacance à Aigues_Mortes  
7.6
Aigues-Mortes
The center of the Petite Camargue, in the middle of flamingos, 1.5 km from the medieval city of Aigues-Mortes fortified town of the twelfth century, in private ownership, we offer the...
Located in Aigues-MortesFrom 380 € to 450 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
100 places over 1,6 haLe parc    
8.9
Lattes
Family campsite halfway between the Mediterranean beaches and the city of Montpellier. Mobile home rentals and shady pitches for tents and caravans. Heated pool, wireless internet,...
Located 21 km from Aigues-MortesFrom 16.50 € to 28 € per day 
100 places over 4 haCamping Mer et Camargue    
8.4
Calvisson
On an area of ​​4 hectares in the heart of a green pine forest on the hillside, located between Nimes and Montpellier, 20 minutes from the beaches of La Grande Motte and Grau du Roi,...
Located 22 km from Aigues-MortesFrom 15 € to 22 € per day 
90 places over 2 haCamping Les Chênes    
9.7
Junas
Under the sun Languedoc, in the shadow of its oaks, 30 min from the beaches, 20 minutes from Nimes and Montpellier, the Cevennes, Nathalie and Gilles welcome you for your holiday in...
Located 22 km from Aigues-MortesFrom 14 € to 16 € per day 

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HOTELS

Les Remparts - Hotel in Aigues-MortesLes Remparts     
8.6
Aigues-Mortes
Located in an 18th century building inside the medieval ramparts of Aiguës Mortes near the Tower of Constance, this refined hotel offers a restaurant, bar and a terrace with sunloungers....
Located in Aigues-MortesRoom from 50 €
La Villa Mazarin - Hotel in Aigues-MortesLa Villa Mazarin     
8.9
Aigues-Mortes
La Villa Mazarin is located in the fortified city of Aigues-Mortes, and was built in the 15th century. It offers a sauna and hammam, swimming pool and a lovely patio. Its stylish rooms...
Located in Aigues-MortesRoom from 113 €
Les Arcades - Hotel in Aigues-MortesLes Arcades     
8.2
Aigues-Mortes
The hotel Arcades is located in the heart of Aigues-Mortes, close to the Saint Louis‘s Square. It offers an outdoor swimming-pool and free Wi-Fi. All rooms are comfortable and traditionally...
Located in Aigues-MortesRoom from 105 €

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Appart'Hotel Odalys Le Cheval Blanc
Le Cheval Blanc is set in the historic heart of Nimes, opposite the Roman Arena and a 5-minute walk from Nimes Train Station. It offers en suite rooms...
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Imperator
Hotel Imperator is located in central Nimes, facing the Jardins de la Fontaine and 250 metres from Maison Carrée. Set in...
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