The Kite Port-Saint-Louis, the rendez-vous for water sports lovers
Wild land, hit by all winds, Port Saint Louis is the ideal spot for all windsurfing and kitesurfing lovers. The town welcomes the world international championships since 2006. Indeed, a native son- Alexandre Caizergues became kitesurfing speed world champion in 2007 and he was the first man to reach a speed of 100 km/h on water, only powered by the wind.
With three titles as world champion, 2 titles as France champion, 2 kite speed world records and 2 absolute world records, Alexandre Caizergues is the most entitled kiteboarder in the world.
Sailing activities Port-Saint-Louis, proposes to you a lot of nautical activities
The town boating center of Carteau, located at 6 miles from the center town in direction to the beaches, proposes several nautical activities. For example the laser PICO, the funboard, the stand up paddle, and the kayac. Your sailing session can be only watched or surpervised.
You can rent an equipment during the summer season.
Training courses are organised during school holidays.
More informations, read Nautical activities.
The Mini Golf
A mini golf is to your disposal on the Rhône river banks and in the area around the Saint-Louis Tower. The trails are, of course simple, without any fences and are also available for all the family, as well for the youngest as for the oldest, but the setting called « les Jardins de la Tour » is very pleasant.
The walks/ rides Footpaths, Parks and Garden
All equipments (clubs and balls) is available in the Tourist Office (04.42.86.01.21) near the Mini Golf
In Port Saint –Louis, many places are adapted to riding or simply to family walking.
Bicycle Bike rental (harbor master’s office or Tourist office) Bicycle tracks
> The Napoléon Beach with its 10 km long beach of fine sand will bring you on the left to the tip of the Gracieuse or on the right to the mouth of the large Rhône.
> Carteau, its “cabanons”, the pier and the lighthouse.
> Olga, its small port, its “cabanons” and its shells
The sailing harbour which walk around it is pleasant while admiring boats…
The dam can be followed from the shelter harbour of the Rhône and enables to go… to the car-ferry of Barcarin, 7 or 8 kilometers away
The bicycle trails on which you can also walk
> The road from the Beach Napoléon (7, 5 Km)
> The road from the Beach Carteau (3, 5 Km)
The Rhône walks
The Tower gardens and its mini-golf
The Wood François and his fitness trail
The Ponant Park
The Revolution Park
The Nougaret Square
The Léo Lélée Square
The Noël Biondi Garden
« They du Mazet » discovery trail on the road from the Beach Napoléon with its information panels on the fauna and flora ( be careful, the trail may be flooded during the rainy seasons)
The first PACA (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur) windmill park
Saint-Pierre island, wine estate on the D35 road
internet site: www.islesaintpierre.fr
The Olga Beach
Route de la Plage Napoléon (7,5 Kms)
Les allées du Rhône
20 km safe and well-marked bicycle tracks enable the walkers/strollers to enjoy an exceptional environment while cycling or walking through the town.
Do you know it ? Port Saint Louis du Rhône is the arrival city of "ViaRhôna, from the lake Leman to the Méditerranée", a bicycle road along 704 km.
The expansion of bicycle tracks in Port-Saint Louis shows the town’s intention to promote soft modes of transport.
The road from the Beach Napoléon (7, 5 Km)
The road from the Beach Carteau (3, 5 Km)
Avenue de la République (1, 5 km)
The Rhône dam (7 km)
Bikes are on rental for the all family all the year- round (sailing harbor master’s office).
More Informations :
FREE DOWNLOAD, 14 tours, trekking in the Camargue Regional Nature Park
These 14 tours and their brochures/map are also available for purchase (8.50€) in Camargue's Tourist Offices.(Brochures available in French, English and German)