Things to see and do - Aigues-Mortes
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Aigues-Mortes Travel guide
Aigues-Mortes : Michelin's recommendations
Standing among pools, salt marshes, scrubland and canals, the long honey-coloured walls of Aigues-Mortes are sometimes tinged pink by the rays of the setting sun. This is the town from which St Louis embarked upon the Crusades and it was an important harbour until the creation of the port of Sète. Today it lives reclusively and quietly in the shadow of its walls, dreaming nostalgically of its prestigious and historic past.
Tourist attractions Aigues-Mortes : Things to see and do
Accès par le Logis du Gouverneur - place Anatole-France F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
Walking around the ramparts gives visitors a useful overview of the town with fine views of the marina and salt marshes. Started in 1272, the walls of Aigues-Mortes are a good example of military architecture and have survived down the centuries rema..
Grand-Rue-Jean-Jaurès F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
Built under Saint-Louis, this very run-down fortified Church (which has suffered several transformations, at one time it was used as a salt deposit) has a beautiful structure and décor highlighted by the stained-glass windows designed by Claude Viall..
Place St-Louis F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
This pleasant shady square gets encroached upon by the terraces of its cafés in the high season. The 17C Capuchins Chapel today hosts exhibitions. Mounted on a central plinth, the statue of Saint Louis (by James Pradier, 1849) looks on as passers-by ..
23Bd Gambetta F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
The hotel Arcades is located in the heart of Aigues-Mortes, close to the Saint Louis‘s Square. It offers an outdoor swimming-pool and free Wi-Fi. All rooms are comfortable and traditionally decorated. This listed building dates back to the 16th cent..
21 Et 23 Rue De La Republique F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
Housed in an 18th-century merchant's house, Hotel Les Templiers is located inside the Aigues-Mortes fortifications, in southern France. It offers air-conditioned accommodation with en-suite facilities and TVs. Guests of the Hotel Les Templiers can e..
6, Place Anatole France F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
Prix Prices from : 105 €
Located in an 18th century building inside the medieval ramparts of Aiguës Mortes near the Tower of Constance, this refined hotel offers a restaurant, bar and a terrace with sunloungers. Some of the rooms offer views of the ramparts. The property is..
10 rue de l'Amiral-Courbet F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
5 rue Sadi-Carnot F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
This contemporary-style restaurant run by a young couple is set in a little street in the town centre. She works front of house and he is in the kitchens. The recipes, made with fresh ingredients and inspired by the chef's travels, make no bones abou..
35 boulevard Gambetta F - 30220 Aigues-Mortes
A lovely Baroque feel pervades this restaurant, which serves up fine, tasty dishes. Dory fillet marinated in olive oil and lemon, delicately roasted pigeonneau des Corbières (squab)... The fabulous menu will really whet your appetite!