THE CAMARGUE
and AIGUES MORTES


Regional Map

THE CAMARGUE
The Camargue region is known for its white horses, pink flamingos, cowboys and Bulls. Saint-Maries de la Mer is a medieval church which is home to Sara-la-Kali (aka Black Sara). Black Sara is celebrated as the patron saint of the Gypsies and once a year Gypsies walk her down to the waters edge. We were there a few days after the festival.
Read more on the (Wiki link).
Man made beaches with the fishing port. Gypsy buggy. Not the least bit commercialised. Spot the odd one out!

AIGUES MORTES

Situated in the camargue region, Aigues Mortes or "dead waters" is a know for its salt production and well preserved medieval city walls.
Read more on the (Wiki link).
The South wall. The South gate.
South West corner turret. Inside looking at the South West corner turret. North west corner has the Constance Tower.
The Constance Tower (Tour de Constance).
Inside the East gate Outside the East gate Outside the North gate
Statue of Louis IX

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