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Salin d'Aigues-Mortes

Route du Grau du Roi, 30220, Aigues-Mortes, France
+33 4 66 73 40 24
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Not to be missed

We were staying with friends recently in Aigues Mortes and and biked it down to the Salins on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John B
Waterford, Ireland
Enjoyable visit

We choose the train visit for my elderly mother and did not regret it. The driver who is also the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
Greater London, United Kingdom
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A la decouverte du sel de Camargue
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mini train” (6 reviews)
“salt pans” (7 reviews)
“small museum” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Route du Grau du Roi, 30220, Aigues-Mortes, France
+33 4 66 73 40 24
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying with friends recently in Aigues Mortes and and biked it down to the Salins on the way into Le Grau-du-Roi. We considered riding the bikes around the site but decided instead to take the "train". This proved to be a wise decision...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We choose the train visit for my elderly mother and did not regret it. The driver who is also the guide is full of information and anecdotes. The scenery is stunning with the reddish waters full of sodium, the flamingos, etc. I would advise you...More

Thank doudou27FrenchyinUK
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We passed this site with our tour bus. Too bad that we had not the time to explore it. It was still a fantastic and colorful view even from the bus window.

Thank bracha t
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

This is more a golden (or euro) mine than a salt one. At the end, people come here to buy salt and end up to pay to see how salt is produced and some rusty machineries, by paying expensive entrance tickets (adult by foot €15,...More

Thank venividimagno
Reviewed June 7, 2017

The touristic train makes a tour of about 1 hour and 15 minutes.The explanation is only in French but even if you don't understand the language, the environment speaks for itself. Huge ecosystem, the size of the city of Paris with 340 km of roads....More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

A must see if you are in Camargue. The Salin or salt marshes are still supporting the local economy even if in a diminished role. The Salin offers vast spaces, pink flamingoes and other wildlife, vibrant colors and serenity.

Thank Ocalas
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Take the Petit Train run by the company around their vast outdoor works and learn about the production of traditional Camargue Sea Salt (now done a huge scale). See the salt pans and climb one of the salt stacks for an unusual view of the...More

2  Thank Xerxes1_9
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The salt pans can only be visited using a toy train, although it is a part of natural reserve. There were few tourists who were keen on going about exploring themselves but there were no clear instructions on if this was possible. We however chose...More

Thank hisscaredbrain
Reviewed October 9, 2016

As other reviews have said - interesting and strangely beautiful but would have liked an english audio commentary. The french guide was clearly imparting lots of interesting info that wasn't on our English sheets. The train stops for a climb up the salt hill and...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Nature never seems to amaze me. Salin d'Aigues-Mortes brings pink to a whole new level. It is somewhat mesmerizing. Even my teenagers enjoyed the tour. It was educational to learn about how the salt is mined from this region.

Thank maunalii08
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