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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Aigues-Mortes, France your home away from home

Aigues-Mortes is a phenomenal walled city on the marshes of the Petite Camargue, in the Nimes area of Languedoc-Roussillon. Taking a holiday rental in Aigues-Mortes is a completely unique experience, like living inside a castle. The whole village is encased in thick, medieval walls. Access to Aigues-Mortes is by 10 fortified gates which appear at various points of the perimeter. The walled extremity of Aigues-Mortes is one of the most inspiring sites in the whole of southern France, but it is the remarkably preserved historical treasures of the town that have propelled it onto UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Things to do in Aigues-Mortes, France

Built in the 13th century, Aigues-Mortes looks much like it did then. If you are travelling to find the best example of medieval military defences, look no further than Aigues-Mortes. The 13th century Tour de Constance is a vast tower in the northern corner of the town, offering stunning views out over the marshland that surrounds Aigues-Mortes, all the way to the purple outline of the mountains in the distance. The Cathedrale Saint Sauveur, Place de la Mairie and Palais de l’Archeveche are all well worth investigating from the safety of a house inside Aigues-Mortes. When you first arrive at an Aigues-Mortes holiday rental, the hour long walk around the town walls is an exceptional way to mark your arrival. There is plenty of shopping to be done within the town walls, and the restaurants inside serve some fantastic local dishes, refraining from the allure of international cuisine, instead, staying true to their roots.

The name Aigues-Mortes means ‘dead waters’, referring to the salt water marshes that surround the town’s walls. There is a small marina in Aigues-Mortes, providing locals and visitors with access to the sea, which due to the shifting sands of the delta, is now a couple of miles from the town. As you sail down the Canal du Rhone which cuts through the marshes, you can see an amazing array of birdlife, in particular the eye-catching pink of flamingos. The beach of Le Grau-du-Roi is within easy access of a holiday villa in Aigues-Mortes, with plenty of space, clean, soft sand and clear water. There is even a small, but hugely interesting Seaquarium at the end of the beach.

The Camargue Regional Park is a wonderful park, also listed by UNESCO on the world heritage list due to the unique ecological conditions within the park. Encompassing over 350,000acres of wetland, salt marshes and pastures at the mouth of the Rhone, the park is an excellent place to walk, cycle and ride the beautiful Camargue horses that are bred so beautifully in the area.

Places to stay on holiday in Aigues-Mortes, France

Nimes is home to some of the most impressive Roman monuments in the whole of Europe, and although much of Nimes’ appeal lies in the ancient attractions, there is a definite modern appeal too. Nimes is an exuberant and exciting city to visit, with many fantastic restaurants, galleries and bars to enjoy.

Weather in Aigues-Mortes, France

The climate of Provence is sublime. During July and August, temperatures soar, with monthly averages reaching up to 30˚C, with daily peaks sometimes reaching the 40˚C mark. The rest of the year is magnificently mild, with temperatures remaining at above 15˚C on the majority of days throughout the year.

Travel to Aigues-Mortes, France

Montpellier Airport (MPL) is a very small airport, just 15 minutes from a holiday rental property in Aigues-Mortes. There are regular flights from London arriving into Montpellier, provided by easyJet and Ryanair. Slightly further afield, Nimes (FNI), Marseille (MRS) and Carcassonne (CCF) are also well within reach of Aigues-Mortes accommodation, and receive a far greater range of cheap flights.

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                                                                                                      Lovely apartment in a great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely 2 weeks here. The apartment was great and had everything we needed. The large balcony was a real bonus - you could sit out there for hours watching the boats on the canal. Pool was also lovely and was used by our 2 daughters every day. The apartment was in a fantastic location - just a short walk to the town and all the restaurants, cafes and shops. The other bonus was the train station - also a short walk and you could get a train to the beach town of Grau du Roi or to Nimes. A brilliant holiday in a really lovely area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Very well equiped house and quiet secure location.

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                                                                                                      Aigues Mortes is a very busy town with a lot of cars and people. We experienced very hot temperatures and so very grateful for the air conditioning. Anybody who comes to this area should be aware of French drivers who appear to have obtained their driving licences in a raffle.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 07, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017