SPORT AND NATURE
The ornithological park of Pont de Gau
The ornithological park of Pont de Gau, is a nice opportunity to go for a walk and at the same time to take advantage of the beauty offered by the world of free birds, all year round.
On 60 hectares of ponds, marshes, lawns, reed beds... the ornithological park of Pont de Gau offers its
observatories and footpaths accessible to pushchairs and wheelchairs, to get up close to most of the bird species of Camargue.
There are several circuits to choose from, up to 7 km.
Among the species usually on the site: pink flamingos (hundreds), herons, storks, egrets, teals, birds of prey...
Upon reservation, an ornithologist guides small groups.
Open every day of the year, except 25 December.
Flamboyant walk in the Colorado Provençal
Go for a hike and admire the breathtaking view of the ochre to orange-red shades that the park bears.
At the end of the path, the grandeur of the open-air site opens its arms to you with a palette of 20 shades of ochre.
In the 19th and 20th centuries, Rustrel lived to the rhythm of the iron industry and then the ochre industry from 1871.
This activity has shaped the site over nearly 4 km.
You will immediately be struck by the beauty of this landscape of the American West, full of reliefs: fairies, cliffs, peaks and promontories. At times, the landscape is lunar...
Magical and atypical, it is regularly used as a film set.
Budget: From 5 to 12 euros