In center of ramparts
an historic city
The ramparts of Aigues-Mortes were built by Saint Louis. Indeed, from the beginning of his reign Louis IX wishes to have an outlet on the Mediterranean; it is in this context that he builds the port of Aigues-Mortes.
The natural and wide open spaces of the Camargue with its unspoilt beaches are a complete contrast to the French Riviera. A vast terrain falloff history and wildlife. From your haven of peace in the heart of the twelfth century walled town of Aigues-Mortes, discover the charms of this unique region of France.
Within Aigues-Mortes explore its medieval lanes and savour its varied choice of regional cuisine. In fifteen minutes you can enjoy the expanse of Espiguettes beach. Within an hours drive from Aigues-Mortes visit the historic splendours of Avignon, Arles, Orange, Nîmes, Uzes, Montpellier or Aix-en-Provence.
In 1538, the building already present to welcome guests during the meeting of Charles Quint and François Premier. It has crossed the centuries.
In 1730, it is the painter Etienne Théaulon who lived here ("The head of the old woman" Museum louvre). This splendid and fully restored 15th century house has a traditional Provencal decor fused with and environment which is both historic and contemporary. Calm and full of light each of the twenty three rooms has its own colour scheme and its own specific charm. The formal garden is an oasis of warmth and tranquility.