Aigues-Mortes

Saint Louis’s crusader port

An extraordinary medieval port set in the midst of the Camargue’s marshes, Aigues-Mortes was created by order of King Louis IX of France from 1248 to serve as a crusader port. It was from here that the future St Louis set out on his final journey. Aigues-Mortes’s amazingly preserved ramparts and lanes help you travel back in time, with the Mediterranean beckoning just beyond the towers.

Parcours à la carte

ViaRhôna
31,97 Km
2 h 07 min
Saint-Gilles / Aigues-Mortes
Saint-Gilles
Aigues-Mortes
ViaRhôna
27,35 Km
1 h 49 min
Aigues-Mortes / Palavas-les-Flots
Aigues-Mortes
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