Trip Planner:   Europe  /  France  /  Occitanie  /  Gard  /  Aigues-Mortes  /  Historic Sites  /  Salin d'Aigues-Mortes
Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, Aigues-Mortes
(4/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
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.
map
Create a full Aigues-Mortes itinerary

Plan your trip to Aigues-Mortes

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Very nice visit to mountain BIKING in the saline... Nice shop with their products... Caramels to consume without moderation.
    View original
  • Beautiful this color pink from the ramparts of the city... to harvest sea salt is a tradition of this village. There are still 10 masters salt... I hope it continues...
    View original
  • MORE:-> visit small train-> visit a little Museum of salt. -> Comment of the driver throughout the visit. -> Very nice driver. -> Wonderful view of the castle of acute dead (seen from its length, ability to make great shots). LESS:-> senior speakers of the train are clearly end of life. It is quite complex to understand the driver with all the crackling. Overall, we will not return (we now know). Against the ride is superb, and I really recommend you do once to find out.
    View original