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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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A la decouverte du sel de Camargue

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Interesting and informative

Interesting and informative, information is giving in French but you are given a card in English. Details given about the history of the area and a gift shop is available (not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
Helkoryo1
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The train tour was an excellent way to get an up close tour of the salt flats. This is not the little train that runs through the town. You have to drive or walk (about 20 min) to get to the flats then you take a train through them. The small museum is nice and you can buy some salt!

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated right outside Aigues-Mortes, this "little train" tour was interesting, but could have been covered in half the time. The cost was 10€ per person which isn't much, but with a group of us it seemed a lot of money for the 1 1/4 hrs. we spent.

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Huntington Beach, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 1 1/4 hour tour by tram into the salt-works proved to be both amazing and educational. English speakers are given a print-out to read because the tour was in French. The little tram/train took us through the marsh area outside of the walled city of Aigues-Mortes and between the many pools of the salt fields. We could see the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very cute little medieval fortification. In fact it's bigger than expected, with very well preserved townwalls, which you can go around by foot. Small streets with little shops, nice square with a monument and a lot of restaurants create very pleasant mediterranean athmosphere. The cuisine is also very delicious and abundant with seafood. It is very much... More 

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Biella
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Amazing discovery! Along the remparts, on the opposite side looking at the see (Boulevard Interieur) a fish seller and cooker named Coquillage des Remparts. Really suggested! A mixed dish or a very good muscles dish. Really cheap as well.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Interesting and informative, information is giving in French but you are given a card in English. Details given about the history of the area and a gift shop is available (not cheap) good for historians and wild life interest with flamingos. Dress for the weather it can get windy hot and dusty, also wear sensible shoes if you want to... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This was enjoyable tour, focused primarily on the winning of salt from the marshes around Aigues-Mortes. The guide also provided a good overview of the natural history of the area. The mini-train, as many reviewers have noted, is open to the elements (in our case, dust!), so dress appropriately! The highlight for us was climbing the "salt mountain"; an approx... More 

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Dublin,Ireland
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Really enjoyed this tour of the Salins. The tour is in French but we were given a laminated page with English translation, as I can speak some French I could tell that the guide was saying almost exactly what was in the translation. Even though it was March when we were here we did see flamingos, unfortunately photos taken on... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This trip was an interesting experience. The site is very exposed and you need to be prepared for the current weather conditions - it was a hot September day when we visited so I imagine high summer could be quite trying. Also, bearing in mind we visited out of high season, the allocation of seating was completely anarchic - at... More 

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France
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

As "tourist mini-train" excursions go, this was an excellent one. There is a recorded commentary but the driver also added many interesting details. For EUR 9.80 it's a good deal as it's a long trip - over and hour - and fascinating. There is no "tourist hard sell" either. The gift shops sell salt (well, obviously) but some attractive accessories... More 

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