The Camargue, a natural heritage rich in emotion

The Marais du Vigueirat is a protected natural site of 1,200 hectares at the junction of two remarkable ecosystems: the Rhone delta and the steppe ...
The Gacholle Lighthouse, built in 1882, was automated in 1967. Partially destroyed during the World War II, it was restored in 1947.
The Camargue is a wilderness formed by the Rhone delta. It is classified as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO, and also protected by a Regional Natural ...
Mountain
On the border between Saint-Martin-de-Crau and the ancient marshes of Les Baux, Chambremont is a chain of the Alpilles massif.
Covering 13,000 ha in the heart of the Camargue, the Camargue National Reserve is one of the largest wetland areas in Europe.
The Rhône and its delta not only gave their name to the department, this peaceful and majestic river is also the backbone of the Bouches-du-Rhône.
The peninsula of Mazet (and They du Mazet) is an area of 144 hectares in Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. It is located at the mouth of the river Le ...
This former private hunting domain of 702 ha is today devoted to the protection of nature and to the reception of the public.
Mountain
The Alpilles massif is located in the northwest of the department, in line with the Rhone corridor.
The Crau and Alpilles canals cross the northwestern part of the Bouches-du-Rhône
The Camargue, due to the nature of its very flat and clayey soil, dotted with ponds, lends itself particularly well to extraction of sea salt.