Activities and location

Riding centre

Les Arnelles Riding Stables can offer walking, rambling, rides out on horseback, visits to the Camargue Nature Reserve with its bulls and pink flamingos, visits to the “Manades” ranches and the Festival d’Abrivado.

The qualified instructors (BEES1) from our riding school offer a variety of riding lessons and courses which allow you to improve your skills while exploring on horseback the wild flora and fauna of the Camargue nature reserve.

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Horse at the water's edge

Nearby activities

Activities close to Les Arnelles

  • Saintes-Maries de la Mer Church & the Sainte-Sara crypt
  • Pont de Gau Ornithological Park
  • Visit of herds, introduction to the Camargue breed of horses and bulls
  • The beach
  • Bicycle ride along the sea dike, between the beach and the marsh
  • Mini boat cruise at dawn on the Little Rhone and fauna and flora exploration
  • Camargue races in the arenas and bullfights (in the village centre)
  • Abrivados Festivals the 11 November
  • Nautical sports: Sky surfing and sailing school
  • Offshore fishing
  • Onsite bicycle rental at the hotel

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How to get there


From Paris: Take the A6 motorway and head for Lyon, then the A7 motorway in the direction of Nîmes. Continue on the A9 in the direction of Marseille, Arles. Take exit 4: Saintes-Maries de la Mer.

From Lyon: Take the A7 motorway and head for Nîmes. Continue on the A9 in the direction of Nîmes, Arles. When you approach Nîmes, continue on the A54. Leave the motorway at exit 4: Saintes-Maries de la Mer.

GPS Coordinates:

Latitude: 43.4577764 / Longitude: 4.4264989


Arles TGV station is 35 minutes away. The establishment is accessible by bus and taxi.Paris takes 4 hours and Lyon 2 hours. You can take a bus from Arles to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.


The Nîmes airport is 50 km away, the Montpelier airport is 55 km away, and the Marseille/Marignane airport is 115 km away. There are flights from England, Belgium and Denmark. The establishment can be reached by rental car or taxi.

Neighbourhood Map

Camargues's Map


Distance in km from Saintes-Marie de la Mer to :


100 km


38 km

La Grande Motte

43 km

Le Grau du Roi

35 km


300 km


120 km


65 km


250 km


55 km


750 km

Pont-de-Gau (Parc ornithologique)

3 km


90 km


300 km