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Horseback & Animal Rides
Theme Parks & Attractions
For kids' pony rides, head to ranch theme-park Domaine Paul Ricard, on the northwestern bank of Étang de Vaccarès, in Méjanes...
Courses & Classes
Get a taste of cowboy life with a one-week stage de monte gardiane (Camargue cowboy course). Initiation/perfection courses (€650) include accommodation and meals with the manadier’ s family.
Mapped out in a tourist-office brochure (€1 or download it free online), this evocative walking circuit of the city takes in scenes painted by Van Gogh.
The tourist office organises walking tours, such as the Van Gogh walking tour (in English, Saturday 11am).
Camargue Découverte is an Arles-based Jeep-safari company.
This bike-rental outlet has bikes of all sizes, including tandems and kids' wheels...
Boating & Cruises
Le Tiki III is a beat-up old paddle boat at the mouth of the Petit Rhône 1.5km west of Les Stes-Maries.
Bicycles are ideal on the Camargue's flat terrain. East of Stes-Maries-de-la-Mer, seafront paths like Digue à la Mer are reserved for walkers and cyclists...
The marshy Camargue lends itself to exploration by boat. Find Quatre Maries in Les Stes-Maries which charges around €10/5 per adult/child per 1½-hour trip.
The marshy Camargue lends itself to exploration by boat. This outfit in Les Stes-Maries charges around €10/5 per adult/child per 1½-hour trip.
Farms along route d’Arles (D570) offer promenades à cheval (horseback riding) astride white Camargue horses, but a more authentic experience can be had at these stables, just north of Stes-Maries de la Mer along the...
The marshy Camargue lends itself to exploration by boat (adult/child €12/6 per 1½ hour trip)...
For canoeing and kayaking on the Petit Rhône, contact Kayak Vert Camargue, located 14km north of Les Stes-Maries off the D38.
This bike-rental shop rents wheels, advises on cycling itineraries (24km to 70km, 4hrs to 9hrs) and organises fun one-day cycling/horse riding or cycling/canoeing packages (€30). Free hotel delivery.
Ride the waves and the wind with this recommended kitesurfing school, headed by Patrick. March to November you're on the water, December to February on dry ground. The school runs a shop and rents gear (€70)...
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