Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône is a town and commune of the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France. It is an industrial town and port annex of Marseille at the mouth of the Rhône River, and includes many parks, large avenues and large farmhouses known as camarguais.
The town has three popular beaches: Napoleon beach, Olga beach and Carteau beach. There are many marshes and cultivated plains nearby, and vast salt-water marshes of the Camargue swamp. Local wildlife includes herds of wild horses and pink flamingos in the marshes.
Things to See & Do
* Local market
* Hamlet conchylicole
* St Louis Tower
* Sheepfold of Favouillane
* Fishing and water sports
Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro ()
Language - French
Land Area - 14.77 km²
Population - 8,210 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 33
Port Location - The port is located 1km from the city centre.
Travel Links - The Marseille Provence International Airport is located 70 kms from Port Saint louis du Rhone. Other airports include Nimes Arles Camargue (80 kms) and Airport Avignon Caumont (70 kms). The region can also be accessed by rail and bus.