The region

How to experience
the Camargue?

Located 15 minutes from Arles and Saintes-Maries-de-la-mer, le Mas de Bouvet is situated in the heart of the Camargue.

150,000 hectares of wilderness where people still live with the rich traditions of food, language and culture unique only to the inhabitants of this part of the world.

The Camargue Regional Natural Park has been classified by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. The fauna and flora are breathtaking.

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Hiking
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By Boat
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Horse & Carriage
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Discover the Camargue

On Horseback

On Horseback

Who hasn’t dreamt of galloping on the beach at sunset?
It remains the best way to see a wide range of wonders of this area. On the Camargue the horse is omnipresent, and you will quickly understand why...

By Bike

By Bike

The Camargue Regional Natural Park offers 14 different trails to discover the area on foot, by bike or by car and to observe the biodiversity up close: from the vineyards in the north to the beaches in the south via sansouïres and salt marshes.

Hiking

Hiking

There are 3 different types of hiking trails:
  • Self-guided trails in accessible areas
  • Regulated trails for observatories and special purpose areas
  • Guided tours only for more sensitive and protected areas

By Boat

By Boat

Many possibilities are available: from kayaking to a Tiki, or perhaps a motorboat ride from the Petit Rhone to the Mediterranean Sea ...... passing the very picturesque ferry ‘Wild’ – the last of it's kind in France.

Horse & Carriage

Horse & Carriage

At the pace of the draft horse you set off to discover the Manades (Ranches) and the extraordinary universe of the traditional French cowboys aka: The Guardians. You can visit their livestock and witness first hand the traditions that make the Camargue such a special world.

            At the table

At the table

The food on the Camargue is an exquisite bridge between the land and sea: the fish, the beef, the lamb dishes all accompanied by Camargue rice. – oh and don’t forget the shellfish! This area also offers a wide range of restaurants, from a Tavern on the banks of the Rhône to creative Michelin star dining.