Half-day excursion. Discover the Camargue and its specific animals: flamingos, bulls, horses. The ponds mix with the land or the opposite, the human being cultivates rice, salt and vines. A city by the sea symbolizes this region: the Saintes Maries de la mer and its fortified romanesque church, a place of christian pilgrimage on the way to Santiago de Compostela. Pilgrims come to venerate the relics of the St Marys (Mary Jacobea: aunt of Jesus and Mary, Salme: mother of the apostles James and John). The gypsy community gathers there every year to celebrate the relics of their patron Saint Sara. This village is considered as one of the oldest christian cult in the west.
OPTION 1: HORSE RIDING IN CAMARGUE
Horse riding (about 1 hour) for beginners, in a protected reserve of Camargue. This walk will take place along the beach and the pond of Ponant, a few kilometers from les Saintes Maries de la mer. You will discover the typical flaura and fauna of the Camargue. Flamingos and a sublime landscape await you. The white horse that is immediately associated with the Camargue will make you discover its impressive habitat. Another way to discover the Camargue. Free time 1 hour at the beach or in the village.
OPTION 2: BOAT TRIP IN CAMARGUE
A 1h30 boat trip along the sea and the Little Rhône, in the Camargue, to meet the bulls, horses and wild birds of the natural park.