Road trip in Camargue region, France

Had no idea south of France, i.e. Camrgue region to be exact, is so famous for bulls. We took the car in Avignon and set on a beautiful journey through the south of France. It was spontaneous, with some guidelines bout the places we would like to visit, but thanks to the car, we managed to stop in every village, on every stall by the road (and there are many) and everywhere else where we found something interesting to see or eat! So our road trip started in Avignon. It continued to Pont du Gard and from there we visited Collias and Remoulins, small villages near Avignon.

Arles followed, Camargue National Park and lots of white horses and bulls and cows and juicy products that were sold on the stalls by the road.

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Arles

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Camargue

It was time to head towards the sea and we drove to Saintes Maries de la Mer – place famous long, sandy beaches, Roma festival, and of course white horses! It was windy and waves were pretty high but that didn’t stop us from enjoying the Mediterranean Sea.

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Saintes Maries de la Mer

And before heading back to Uzes, we still had time to visit two other cities, Aigues Mortes  and Montpellier.

Aigues Mortes is famous for pink flamingos  and restaurants where yu can try bull steak. A very touristic place, but amazing and definitely worth a visit. We tried bull steak in one of many restaurants in Aigues Mortes. We walked a bit around the city after indulging in big bull steak, enjoyed to sight of Aigues Mortes ramparts and headed towards the last stop – Montpelliar.

It was already late, and we were tired but we wanted to see this last city on our road trip list. We arrived to Montpellier at around 19h. We drove for a while until we managed to find a parking that was close to the city centre. Luckily, we met some very nice people who gave us useful advice on where to park for free. We headed towards the centre, both of us tired but not quite that exhausted yet. Montpellier was very different from our previous destinations. It seemed bigger after all these petite cities that we visited earlier that day. We decide to turn back and head towards Uzes. Montpellier was nice, but definitely deserves another visit when we are more relaxed and ready to really appreciate its beauty.

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Local beer

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Aigues Mortes

 

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Bull steak in Aigues Mortes

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