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Les Marais du Vigueirat

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A protected natural site of 1,200 hectares at the junction in between the Rhône’s delta and the Crau steppe, the Marais du Vigueirat is classified as a National Nature Reserve and is one of the most remarkable properties of the Conservatoire du...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Voie Communale 71 de l'Etourneau | Mas Thibert, 13104, Arles, France
+33 4 90 98 70 91
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

My wife and I went for the 2 hours horse ride on a very hot and sunny morning in May. The guide, Natalie, is very friendly and helpful with a good sense of humor. The horses are all easy to interact with but each one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

My husband and I went riding in the Reserve recently and had a wonderful time. The horses were happy and well behaved, the scenery and birds fabulous. Natalie, our guide, is a fount of knowledge regarding the flora and fauna and great fun too! We...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a 1.5 hrs nature walk at les marais du vigueirat on a Saturday morning. The person living next door to our Petit Maison rental in old Arles suggested it to us and we navigated to it on "D" roads. Not sure we have found...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mdbusapp
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a great spot for a country walk. Plenty of birds to look at, there's several miles of decking and reasonable quality paths so you don't need walking boots to get around. Choice of long and short walks and a shaded parking area. Really...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Came here with my mother to look at birds. The trail can get into some dense trees sometimes. Bring mosquito repellent!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cecilia R
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited as this was a renowned birding location but it is quite accessible for others free trails are good and they do trips by Horse or wagon if you are interested in the wildlife a guided visit (5euros need to book ahead) would be worth...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 1DaveRoberts1
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We were delighted with this beautiful nature reserve. We saw turtles, coypu, little egret, great egret, cattle egret, kingfisher, little grebe, great crested grebe and more. The boardwalk and paths are excellent to walk on. Entry is free, and I can only thank the Camargais...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank whatdidicomefor
Reviewed March 26, 2016

The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, they have a lot of information about other birding areas in Camarque and are clearly enthusiastic. There are three different tracks, with the possibility of buying an information booklet for €5 - the booklets are really nicely made...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Abb2013
Reviewed May 18, 2014

Bee-eaters, glossy ibises, zitting cisticolas.... The "wet Crau" is a great place for a stroll or for a full day's birding, and Vigueirat's trails and boardwalks have the added advantage of easy access for those who might otherwise find the walking strenuous.

Date of experience: April 2014
6  Thank AEW46637
Reviewed August 15, 2013

This is an attraction that you can enjoy completely free of charge! We took the 45min walking tour with a very friendly guide who was very knowledgable about the birds and the vegetation of the area. (Tour was 6€ per adult, and you can hire...More

Date of experience: August 2013
9  Thank Arumlillies
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