Loop between the two arms of the Rhone

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From the Mediterranean to the Vaccarès pond passing along the Petit-Rhône, this course is a rich summary of Camargue landscapes !
Back to the Tourist Office on Van Gogh Avenue, head right. At the roundabout, take the second exit and cross the village by the Cacharel road. This trail is marked, follow the yellow markings. 1 - Cross the small bridge, then head to the left towards the stadium path. Continue and turn left at the turn that allows to cross the other side, do not take the path where there are rocks. Continue straight on and take the path on the right, parallel to the D570.. Continue straight for about 1.5 km. 2 - At the junction with the D570, cross it and continue straight towards Bas des Launes road. Continue for 1 km. After the small bridge, take the path on the left. Continue for about 800 m. 3 - In the bend, turn right onto the dirt road. Continue this path for more than 1 km to reach Petite route du Bac (D85). Turn right at this intersection. Before the intersection with the D570, join the small path on the left. Continue for 350 m. At the next intersection, continue on the left path for 650 m. 4 - Turn left then 150 m after, continue on the first road on the right and continue for more than 1 km. When the path splits in two, follow the path on the right and leave the farmhouse on the left. 5 - At the intersection with the D38A, turn left and take the path on the right. Continue for 1.5 km. At the intersection of the two paths, turn to the right. At the intersection with the D38B, cross this road and continue on the road. Bypass the Gilbert Arnaud manade on the left. 6 - At the intersection with the road to Bergerie du Roure, turn right and follow the first path on the left. Bypass all buildings and technical constructions by the left. Once you reached the Petit-Rhône dike, take a right and continue along the Petit-Rhône. Leave to the right the Château d'Avignon, les Grandes Cabanes du Vaccarès, le Mas de Ventabren et le Mas d'Alivon. 7 - At the pumping station and overpass, turn right onto the D570, cross it and continue towards Paty de la Trinité. Continue to Mas de Bouvet. 8 - Take the left to follow the path of the Méjanes until the directional sign indicating "Méjanes" and "Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer", follow the direction of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Then continue on for 11 km.9 - At the intersection with the D85A, turn left towards Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and follow the road on the road side to reach point 1.
Difficulté = Easy
Practical information
  • Route :
    • Distance (km) : 44.02
    • Daily duration (minutes) : 2880
    • Route : Aller / Itinerance
    • Route : 39
  • Price :
    • Free
  • Visits :
    • Average individual visit length (minutes) 2880
  • Tourist itinerary :
    • Tourist itinerary
  • Park :
    • Park
  • Delicate passages :
    • Le parcours a été balisé par les Randonneurs du Pays d'Arles, suivre le balisage jaune.D750, route très fréquentée et dangereuse !Ouvrir les barrières à l'entrée ou à la sortie des chemins, penser à bien les refermer.Traversée de la route de la Bergerie du Roure, prudence ! La circulation en vélo est interdite sur les digues du Rhône et du Petit-Rhône. Prudence sur la D85A à la sortie de la draille des Cinq Gorges en direction des Saintes-Maries- de-la-Mer. L'itinéraire se faisa


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Loop between the two arms of the Rhone
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Departure : Tourist Office, les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.
Arrival : Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.
24 km south of Arles, by the D570 then the D36.
Parking : Parking Avenue Théodore Aubanel, Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.
Envia transport network : Line 20 > Arles/Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer by Albaron (free bikes racks) >> www.tout-envia.com; www.pacamobilite.fr