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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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A waste of 40 Euros on the poxy little train trip

After 4 years holidaying, for many weeks, in the South of France, this goes down as the worst trip... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
Cap-d'Agde, France
Interesting train tour

The little blue train was such an excellent way of being introduced to the salt flats just outside... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2016
Les Cabannes, France
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A la decouverte du sel de Camargue
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salt pans” (7 reviews)
“small museum” (4 reviews)
“salt flats” (6 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 August 18, 2016

After 4 years holidaying, for many weeks, in the South of France, this goes down as the worst trip ever. My 15 year old daughter was looking forward to seeing the Flamingo's, well, if you had the Hubble telescope then you might have seen one...More

1  Thank 69madbrad69
Reviewed August 3, 2016

The little blue train was such an excellent way of being introduced to the salt flats just outside of Aigues Mortes. Commentary was interesting and quite informative, the driver spoke slowly and clearly, so that those of us with French as a second language had...More

Thank JenniferCashman
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Salt exploitation in Aigues Mortes has existed even before the Romans. The visit is very interesting. A little train drives you around, I am not sure the comments can be heard in English (we are French speaking). But the written explanation in the museum are...More

2  Thank Prunelle1347
Reviewed July 13, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Gotham411
Reviewed July 6, 2016

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....More

Thank scourtade
Reviewed June 30, 2016

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...More

1  Thank Lori119
Reviewed June 23, 2016 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...More

Thank Anchuk
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.

Thank doris_tour
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...More

3  Thank Helkoryo1
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,...More

1  Thank Ken W
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