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SAINT-GILLES

Discover an exceptional heritage in Camargue

Situated in the Camargue, the city of Saint-Gilles owes its fame to the pilgrimage which developed from the 11th century on around the cult of saint Gilles, and which became the fourth place of pilgrimage of the Christian world after Rome, Jerusalem and Santiago de Compostela.

With its abbey church listed World Heritage by UNESCO in 1998 as part of the routes of Santiago de Compostela in France, Saint-Gilles is a city with a rich medieval past situated in the heart of a territory offering two characteristic faces : (...)
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Heritage

Abbey church of Saint-Gilles - 20 years of UNESCO

1998-2018

Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France – 20th World Heritage anniversary

Santiago de Compostela was the supreme goal for countless thousands of pious pilgrims who converged there from all over Europe throughout the Middle Ages. To reach Spain pilgrims had to pass through France, and the group of important historical (...)
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Event

Port en fête / The Harbour Party

Saturday July 7th 2018

A day by the water

Program All day : Music by Quality Street Band 8h to 12h : Street Fishing contest curated by Team Camargue Registration : 10 € - Bon Pêcheur : 06 80 27 09 08 10h : Offered lunch 18h to midnight : Local market and fair offered by the (...)
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