Tourism around Bellegarde in French Camargue

Le Pont du Gard: 2000 years of history!

2000 years ago over 1000 people worked for 5 years on the construction of the Pont du Gard. The objective was to bring water to the city of Nîmes via a 50km long aqueduct. An invitation to (re)discover this monument, in the full splendour of its natural and protected setting.
The site offers a range of services (toilets, tourist information, first aid…) and a personalised reception.
Lovers of history and archaeology, hikers or gentle walkers are invited to come and (re)discover this site that has been designed to offer you a pleasant and unforgettable visit.

Ornithological Park of Camargue

4 km from Saintes Maries de la Mer, the Pont de Gau Ornithological Park is a vaste nature area for discovering and watching the birds of the Camargue. Within the heart of the marshes, nature trails and observatories offer a rare proximity to the local wildlife.

Phone: 04 90 97 82 62 -

To Bird's Watchers

We are lucky to the Mas du Ruisseau because there are many kinds of birds to observe, to listen...
Here are somme of them: Great tit, great spotted cuckoo, cattle egret, short-toed eagle, black kite, common buzzard, sparrow hawk, krestel, grey partridge, collared dove, tawny owl, long eared owl, swift, hoopoe, roller, jackdaw, golden oriole, serin, little grebe etc.

The Popes' Palace in Avignon

The Popes' Palace is located at less than 30 minutes from the Mas du Ruisseau...
The skyline of Avignon is a magnificent urban landscape. Overlooking the city and the Rhône river, the Rocher des Doms presents an exceptional set of monuments including the Saint Bénezet Bridge, (the famous « Pont d’Avignon »), the Ramparts, the Petit Palais, the Cathedral and the impressive walls of the Popes’ Palace flanked by four mighty towers. This architectural group has been ranked by UNESCO: « world heritage for humanity ».

The eagles of Beaucaire's Castle

Come and see them! A display of birds of prey in free flight. You see a wide variety of birds of prey in complete freedom !

From marsh to november :

The Baux de Provence's Castle

Overlookinf Provence right down to the sea!
The audioguide brings your visit to life as you relive the tumultuous history of the Lords of Les Baux in the Middle Ages. Discover an exceptional site, the château, the auto guided and illustrated tour, the siege machines and fims explorinf provence through the works of Cézanne, Guauguin, Van Gogh...

Le Mas des Tourelles

Near Beaucaire, on the Rhône's river, discover the Mas des Tourelles and its activities at 6km from the Mas du ruisseau.
Traditional agricultural company recognised for its classical wines and center of research on viticulture and vinification in the roman antiquity, all the team presents you this uncommon place.
You will see the roman cellar and its wine press: first and unique reconstitution in the world, it works in a full real way, with its oak press, earthenware jars and amphoras.
You will taste roman wines from latin author's recipes.
And there is the archeological site, roman vineyard, exhibitions on roman rural wine culture, amphoras trade and games for children.

Les marais du Vigueirat: one of the most important marsh in France!

1000 hectares to discover the Camargue:
- you can walk alone on the way "l'Etourneau"
- you can walk with a guide on the way you wish : 1h, 2h, 3h
- you can discover in a calash, 2 h.
The guide will show you and explain to you everything in the Camargue.

Phone: 04 90 98 70 91 (monday closed).