Les Saintes Maries-de-la-Mer: a history and architecture to discover
In the 4th century, a Roman poet nicknamed the Gallic oppidum in the place of the present municipality 'The Fortress of Ra'. A great praise from a great enemy speaks much about the region. But the first writings mentioning the names of the Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer date from the 6th century. It is in this century that the majestic church was edified around which the village was gradually built. Thus, a stay at Saintes Maries de la Mer will offer you the opportunity to visit places steeped in history and tradition while discovering nature with a thousand secrets.
Picturesque nature, the Camargue regional park
Beyond the richness of its history, the village has many hotels by the sea guaranteeing you a breathtaking landscape on the sea or its surroundings. With only 2,600 inhabitants, the latter offers a wide variety of activities. For nature lovers, horse riding along the beaches or in the heart of the natural park and its ponds offer unforgettable moments. If the walks in the middle of nature motivate you, the surroundings will not fail to amaze you. The Camargue regional park is located a few dozen minutes from the city. Its ponds, its pink flamingos make it both an interesting and atypical destination. Don't miss the Beauduc, one of the region's main assets. Its paradisiac beach overhung by the legendary lighthouse has attracted tourists for several decades and for good reason: its visit is absolutely essential. Booking a charming hotel in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is therefore a very good choice to visit this charming city and its surroundings. Your stay at Les Saintes Maries de la Mer is full of surprises!
Which seaside hotel to choose in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer?
As in every beautiful city, tourism flourishes in Saintes Maries de la Mer, and many charming hotels have been built there during the last decades. Charming hotels at Saintes Maries de la Mer or luxury hotels at Saintes Maries de la Mer, everything depends on your budget and your desires! Offering breathtaking landscapes in the heart of a preserved nature, your stay at Les Saintes Marie de la Mer will be all the more memorable. In addition to the architecture and heritage of this city, events such as those on 24 May celebrating the Christianisation of the Gypsy people will brighten the calm atmosphere. If you book a hotel at Saintes Maries de la Mer at this time, it will be an opportunity to take beautiful photos of the village and discover its traditions.