Aigues-Mortes

View along the ramparts to the Constance Tower

Aigues-Mortes is a town in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southwest France, with well preserved medieval city walls surrounding a historical centre.

Get in

South of Nimes

By train

The place has a train station

Get around

The historical centre is all contained within a compact area of the city walls, easily explored on foot.

See

Aigues Mortes is a nice fortified city, where it's possible to visit the ramparts, the walk through the village and the close by Salt Works.

Do

Walk around the ramparts of the medieval city walls, and see inside the various towers, including the Constance Tower. This costs money. The ticket office, located in the North West corner, offers audio guides, but is closed at lunchtime.

Buy

Lots of shops selling tourist nick-nacks

Eat

There are many pleasant cafes and restaurants within the city walls, particularly around the central square.

Go next

The cities of Montpellier and Nimes are closest


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