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Nice, but beware

The beach is quite a drive from the civilized world. You have to drive on a very long, narrow road... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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So sad for the community

We have enjoyed our annual visits to Piemanson and the total freedom of the naturiste area, where... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
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2 weeks ago
“Nice, but beware”
7 Aug 2017
“So sad for the community”
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Route de la Mer, 13129 Salin de Giraud, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is quite a drive from the civilized world. You have to drive on a very long, narrow road to get there. The beach itself is nice, but without any restaurants or whatsoever, there's only an old caravan which sells cold drinks. Please be...More

Thank Frankstertrip
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have enjoyed our annual visits to Piemanson and the total freedom of the naturiste area, where we have made very many friends from all corners of Europe. We are now saddened to find the plage closed to overnight vehicles, but happy to be able...More

Thank ghostrider44
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We have visited this Plage for years now always having a really good time and making many friends from all over Europe. Imagine our surprise and dismay when we arrived in August 2016 to find there was now a local law prohibiting wild camping. The...More

1  Thank ghostrider44
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Follow the Rhone south from Arles into the Camargue towards Salin de Giraud where the sea salt is produced. Stop just beyond the town at the designated viewpoint with info board to see the salt pans stretch away to the horizon. Carry on to the...More

2  Thank ToursJones
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The weather has got to be reasonable or else go elsewhere. We drove 2 hours to check out the Carmague in October. It was chilly, cloudy and the wind was stiff but that is the one day we had to schedule a visit. The beach...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Drove to this beach for a one day trip from Chateauneuf les Martigues and the least I can say is that it's worth the trip. The short crossing on the ferry was fun and the landscape beautiful. The beach is clean, huge and wide which...More

3  Thank Ysa2006
Reviewed 11 August 2016

it used to be free, cool and accessible to low budget people but one again the French dictatorship decided to forbidden the free accès to campeurs on the ground of """ecological "" issues..; ecological issues are the new ways to subtract more and more money...More

1  Thank Ludo V
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We stumbled upon this beach entirely by accident. It is gorgeous and in such a scenic area, you pass the rose violet iridescent salt pans of Salin de Giraud to reach it and you can see huge varieties of wading birds. It is apparently the...More

4  Thank ruthrees
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

The beach is nice, long and wide, which is not so typical of Mediterranean beach in the area. My advice would be to drive down from Arles to the beach through all the little roads in Carmagues. You'll enjoy an amazement of colors and landscape....More

2  Thank Jb L
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This beach caught us by surprise! Having just experienced the immense salt pans - the extraordinary pink lagoons are other-worldly - of this eastern section of The Carmargue, followed by the sight of the famous flamingos, to then find a mile or so of beachside,...More

2  Thank GarryBoote
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