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Salin d'Aigues-Mortes

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Address: Route Grau-du-Roi, 30220 Aigues-Mortes, France
Phone Number: +33 4 66 73 40 24
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But.... tbe weather changed, it became colder and very windy. The ride in the little train wasn't very pleasant. And what is more, because of the dark sky and lack of sun, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
Ra'anana, Israel
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San Diego, California
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157 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the “train” ride around the salt marshes despite the forceful winds. We saw a few pink flamingos in the bay off Aigues-Mortes and several species of other birds. Our French friends translated the driver’s commentary which was interesting, but we found later that most of the passengers at the mid and back cars of the train were not... More 

Ra'anana, Israel
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96 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

But.... tbe weather changed, it became colder and very windy. The ride in the little train wasn't very pleasant. And what is more, because of the dark sky and lack of sun, the pink fields of salt weren't shining and sparkling... but worth a visit anyway

Chisinau, Moldova
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20 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

For us it was an ad-hoc decision on our way from Aigues-Mortes to Le Grau du Roi and we enjoyed it a lot! Though it was extremely hot, the nice little train took us around the salty lakes and the driver explained us in details how do they get the salt and why these lakes are so beautifully pink. he... More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A 15 minute mini-train tour crammed into 1.5 hrs. Without the English translation plasticized sheet, we would not have understood the tour-guide as the speakers were very muffled. Its an interesting visit but you don't see much more than you can from a short drive past the salins. We saw the flamingos from the highway, not the tour. You can't... More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a beautiful place! The waters really are all shades of pink with some really intense colours and orangey tones too. We took the road train which although bumpy is a great way to see round the vast salt marshes. The guide only spoke French but we were given a printed copy of the tour in English.

Ajijic, Mexico
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68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We took the electric car tour for up to 8 persons (there were 6 today). I had written to ask if they had tours in English and was told to come today at 8am. But, it was in French and we only had the printed sheet in English. I think the 8am tour is the best, as we arrived before... More 

Essex UK
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253 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I had no idea that this would be so large. One takes a 'train' (the kind of bus/train you see in seaside loctions) a 1.25 hour journey through salt pans of varying and beautiful colours, white, grey and salmon pink. It's a bit of a bumpy ride, and do hang on to your hats. But the ride is surprising in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The city of Aigues-Mortes is a little off the beaten track. Having seen quite a few medieval towns by now, I was prepared to be unimpressed, but from the moment I entered the walls, I was struck by what a pretty little town it was, and it has a fantastic array of specialty shops with a lot of beautiful hand-crafted... More 

Landstuhl, Germany
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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It was a blistering hot day in southern France, so we decided that a ride in a train might go over better with our kids than wandering in the heat through the medieval city. We were able to drive up and take the next train. Unfortunately, there is no English commentary, and it's lucky that I had read about asking... More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Learning about salt priduction was interesting, but one hour in the train was overdoing it some. Our kids (5 & 6) took the trip in the train nicely, but for us adults not understanding all the french it stoped being interesting after 30 min. Interesting but stretched.


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