For the general public, the Tour du Valat is open on two occasions each year:
For the rest of the year the Tour du Valat, a research centre for the conservation of Mediterranean wetlands, is not open to the public.
The Tour du Valat is unable to accept school groups, but it works together with a number of organisations in the Camargue that are able to receive such groups:
Discovery trail, guided visits, carriage rides, and activities for schoolchildren.
Mas-Thibert, Arles, 04 90 97 00 97
At this bird park walks are combined with finding out about birds.
Pont de Gau, Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer 04 90 97 82 62
Nature information, displays, routes for walkers and cyclists, hides.
Réserve de Camargue, Arles, 04 90 97 00 97
Visit this outstanding site, protected by the Conservatoire du Littoral
BP5, Salin de Giraud, 04 42 86 81 28
Views across the marshes, displays; groups welcome by appointment. Open all year.
Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, 04 90 97 86 32
Discovering the natural and human heritage of the Camargue gardoise
Route des Iscles, Gallician, Vauvert, 04 66 73 52 05
Publicising and promoting the raising of Camargue horses by means of guided visits
Mas de la Cure, Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, 04 90 97 58 47
Discovery trips, visits for agricultural schools, holidays, riding lessons
Mas du Ménage, Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, 04 90 97 50 49
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