Guided tour : salt history

Description

The central Pesquiers pond and the Redon marsh cover nearly 1,360 acres. Until 1995, the Compagnie du Midi used to exploit half this surface to produce 30,000 tons of salt yearly. In 2001, the marshes became the property of the Coastline Conservatory. It has received the protection label “humid zone of national importance”. Hyères’ salt marshes have been recognised as one of the most remarkable natural landscapes in the Var region; however they remain a fragile ecosystem used as a temporary halt for migratory birds and a permanent shelter for sedentary species. Colonies of pink flamingos live there and over 260 other bird species have also been spotted around the salt marshes, including puffins, pied avocets, grey plovers and black-winged stilts.

Languages spoken

  • French

Types

  • Cultural

Themes

  • Historic

Categories

  • Guided tour

Service

Services

Animals are not accepted.

Prices

  • Adult : €9 (Du 13/02/2020 au 29/10/2020)
  • Child : €4 (Du 13/02/2020 au 29/10/2020)

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • Online payment

Opening

Ouvert le 07/07/2020
  • Le MARDI de 18:00:00 à 19:30:00
Du 21/07/2020 au 28/07/2020
  • Le MARDI de 18:00:00 à 19:30:00
Du 04/08/2020 au 25/08/2020
  • Le MARDI de 18:00:00 à 19:30:00
Ouvert le 03/09/2020
  • Le JEUDI de 10:00:00 à 11:30:00
Ouvert le 10/09/2020
  • Le JEUDI de 10:00:00 à 11:30:00
Ouvert le 22/10/2020
  • Le JEUDI de 14:30:00 à 16:00:00
Ouvert le 29/10/2020
  • Le JEUDI de 14:30:00 à 16:00:00

Location

Guided tour : salt history

Route

Coordinates

Guided tour : salt history

Salin des Pesquiers
Route de Giens
La Capte
83400 Hyères