Guided tour : salt history

01 April 29 April 2021

Guided tour : salt history

Guided tour

10h Salin des Pesquiers - Route de Giens, La Capte, 83400 Hyères

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.

Classification/labels

  • Open air
  • Guided tour in the heart of town and village
  • Historic

Spoken languages

  • French

Prices

Adult: 9 €, Child: 4 € (from 6 to 12 years old).

Free entry for children < 6 years.

Means of payment

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

Event date

PériodesHours
Du 01 Apr au 29 Apr 2021Jeudi de 10h00 à 11h30
The 06 May 2021Jeudi de 10h00 à 11h30
Du 14 May au 28 May 2021Vendredi de 10h00 à 11h30
Du 03 Jun au 24 Jun 2021Jeudi de 10h00 à 11h30
Du 22 Jul au 29 Jul 2021Jeudi de 10h00 à 11h30
Du 03 Aug au 10 Aug 2021Mardi de 10h00 à 11h30
Du 02 Sep au 30 Sep 2021Jeudi de 10h00 à 11h30
Du 28 Oct au 04 Nov 2021Jeudi de 10h00 à 11h30