The winds of the Camargue produce electricity in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone
In the Camargue you will see the white Camargue horses roaming the flat grasslands. Check with the Office of Tourism in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone for tours
The Camargue horses are used by the Gardians, (cowboys) to manage the black bulls within a unique lifestyle on the Rhone River Delta.
In the vast pastures of the Camargue the Guardians raise the fierce black bulls used in the bullrings of southern France and Spain.
Delta of the Camargue in the South of France offers kite surfing and is a good base for sightseeing in Camargue, the land of Gypsy legend, salt, white horses, black bulls, and pink flamingos.
In the Camargue, Provence, South of France many birds feed in the shallow lakes including the flamingo.
Caravans head for the Rhone Delta town of Port Saint Louis via the ferry across the Rhone River.
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone Camargue is noted for Camargue Salt Works. It may look like sand but it is Camargue sea salt harvested from Mediterranean Sea water in huge evaporation pools. The production continues a tradition that goes back to Medieval times.
The French restaurants serve the salt at the table. Called Fleur de Sel, by some packagers, this finishing salt is sprinkled lightly on food to give the food an accent of salt without salting the whole meal.
cottage, home of the Gardians can be rented for vacation.
Arles and Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone are considered gateways to the Camargue
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The Camargue Cottage, homes of the Guardians of Camargue
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone is noted for salt production and for its industrial port seaport.
The town can be a good base for sightseeing, lodging, and information about trips to the Camargue preserves to view birds and wildlife.
Part of that wildlife will be the Camargue horse that the horsemen and women of the Camargue harvest for the saddle. The horses are a gentle and intelligent horse possessed of stamina and agility and a liking for people
During bull events in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone the Camargue Gardians or cowboys use the Camargue horse to manage the black Camargue bulls that they unload from trucks to bring to the arena.
The Camargue Gardian uses the Camargue horse to manage the black Camargue bulls that they raise in the vast grassland of the Camargue.
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Port Saint Louis offers tours of the Camargue where the horses are not stabled but allowed to roam in the grasslands or in large enclosed pastures.
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Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone is 40 km south of Arles. The 9000 population town is an agricultural, salt making, and industrial area that offers three beaches: Plage Napoleon (Beach), 10 km of sandy beach, Olga beach, and Carteau Beach, noted for kite surfing.
Kite surfing lessons are available at Carteau Beach. Info at Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone tourist office.
Equipment rentals are available in Port Saint Louis.
Port Saint Louis is notable as the location of kite surfing championships and speed competitions.
Horseback riding on the beaches is available, jeep tours, and buggy tours offered into the Camargue.
Festivals occur in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone during the summer. They include bull events with the Camargue Gardians riding their white Camargue horses the third weekend in July.
The Camargue offers local wildlife including the wild horses of the Camargue, the lagoons and the pink flamingos, and many migratory birds in the shallow lakes.
Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhone is considered one of the gateways to the Camargue. Interesting sights in the area are the wind generators lined along the canal to the Rhone, the fish canning factory, the 1737 St. Louis Tower and museum, and the cottages of the Gardians.
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