A Vacation in Aigues Morte could be a castle holiday. Aigues Morte was built in the 13th century as a walled city in the Petit Camargue of Provence. Vacation rentals are within the high walls that rim the city or nearby hotels and campgrounds.
No Passing for commercial vehicles
No Passing zone ends
with yield to traffic in rotary
Speed limits will be clearly marked and the Rotary will be a welcome site with its directions to various towns. Gassing up is similar to US with credit card and automatic shut-off at modern pumps. Car rental are available in all large cities and at many TGV Train Stations..
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Camping is available near Aigues Morte, the 13th Century walled city located in the Petit Camargue of Provence in Southern France. Lodging is available within the city built by Louis IX of France. The onetime port city was France's only Mediterranean port during Medieval times.
The Romans first founded the city in 102 BC which, since the tenth century, has been called the Dead Waters, Aigues Morte.
From the Medieval port, of Aigues Morte, the Seventh Crusade of 1248 and the Tenth Crusade of 1270 left for Jerusalem.
Since the tenth century, the city has been called the Dead Waters, Aigues Morte.
The city walls measuring more than a mile, 5,413 feet, were completed by 1300 AD. Visitors can walk on the walls the length of the city.
The Constance Tower, named after a Huguenot prisoner, was once part of castle completed in 1248 AD by Louis the IX, locally known as St Louis.
The tower is open for visits.
From the high walls of the city you can see that area around the city where shallow lagoons are used to evaporate sea water. The Camargue has been noted, since Medieval times, for salt production by evaporation of Mediterranean Sea water.
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Aigues Morte, a fortified city in the Camargue, Provence
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Aigues Morte is a preserved castle like city in the Camargue, Provence
Vacation Aigues Morte, Tourist Information, Aigues Morte, Camargue
Aigues Morte offers Tourist lodging in the walled town of the Camargue