Discovering the Camargue

Looking for nature? To relax? Interested in local traditions?

Activities around

Hiking in natural sites, kayaking with the family among the driftwood, horse riding on the beach, discovering the gardian’s job in the manades… One thing is certain, you will find what you are looking for by discovering a wide range of activities in the area around Salin de Giraud.

Local traditions

Hiking trails in natural sites, kayaking with the family between the Camargue bulls and horses. Immerse yourself in the Camargue culture and discover the fascinating job of a manadier.

Plage de Piémanson

Only a few kilometres from our guesthouse, you will appreciate this vast sandy beach. Parking is available nearby.

Manade La Grand Ponche

In the heart of the Camargue Regional Park, between the Rhône and Vaccarès rivers, La Grand Ponche is just a few kilometers from Salin de Giraud. Jocelyn Cavallini and the gardians will be delighted to offer you a unique experience and share with you their passion for the Camargue and its traditions.

Domaine de la Palissade

The Domaine de la Palissade is a protected natural area belonging to the Conservatoire du Littoral. As you wander through the 702 ha of the estate, you’ll come across a remarkable diversity of environments: sansouïres, reedbeds, marshes, lagoons and the riparian forest of the Grand Rhône.

Kitesurf avec Lili

The Beauduc spot is a unique place to practice, with its large beach and regular wind conditions, making it ideal for beginners. With more than 250 days of practice per year, a bay that offers waves and unique safety, it’s also ideal for perfecting your skills.

Kayak sur le Rhône

This qualified guide will take you on a tour of the Camargue that’s full of variety and change of scenery, and if necessary will teach you how to handle the various boats. A moment full of sensations, emotions and conviviality on the river.

Parc ornithologique du Pont de Gau

The ideal place to discover, observe and photograph numerous species of birds, including hundreds of pink flamingos, in their natural habitat. Ponds, marshes, lawns, reedbeds and sansouïres form this vast 60-hectare area entirely devoted to discovering the nature and birds of the Camargue.


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L’Effet Mer
12 rue de Provence
13129 Salin de Giraud

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