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Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, Aigues-Mortes

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With a foundation dating back to 102 BCE, Salin d'Aigues-Mortes is a seaside commune surrounded by well-preserved medieval city walls. It's also home to the Tower of Constance, built on the site of the former Matafère Tower that Charlemagne constructed in 790 CE. Despite the town's origins, most of the existing structures were created during the Middle Ages. Explore several structures designed by various monarchs, as well as the location where 45 Templars were imprisoned and tried. You also can visit the Chapel of the Gray Penitents, Chapel of the White Penitents, the Church of Notre-Dame-des-Sablons, and Saint-Louis Square, which contains the famous statue of Saint-Louis. Use our Aigues-Mortes tour planner to arrange your visit to Salin d'Aigues-Mortes and other attractions in Aigues-Mortes.
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  • We passed this site with our tour bus. Too bad that we had not the time to explore it. It was still a fantastic and colorful view even from the bus window.  more »
  • This is more a golden (or euro) mine than a salt one. At the end, people come here to buy salt and end up to pay to see how salt is produced and some rusty machineries, by paying expensive entrance ti...  more »
  • The touristic train makes a tour of about 1 hour and 15 minutes.The explanation is only in French but even if you don't understand the language, the environment speaks for itself. Huge ecosystem, the ...  more »