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Aigues-Mortes is a town in the Occitanie region in southwest France, with well preserved medieval city walls surrounding a historical centre.

Get in


By car


Take the highway south from Nimes.

By train


Aigues-Mortes has a train station, like most places.

View along the ramparts to the Constance Tower

Get around

Map of Aigues-Mortes

The historical centre is all contained within a compact area of the city walls, easily explored on foot.



Aigues Mortes is a nice fortified city, where it's possible to visit the ramparts, the walk through the village and the nearby Salt Works.



Walk around the ramparts of the medieval city walls, and see inside the various towers, including the Constance Tower. This costs money. The ticket office, located in the North West corner, offers audio guides, but is closed at lunchtime.



Lots of shops selling tourist nick-nacks



There are many pleasant cafes and restaurants within the city walls, particularly around the central square.

  • Sushi Shu Japanese Restaurant

1 Les Arches, 23 Bd Gambetta, +33 4 48 06 50 32.



Bam Bar, 1032 Rte de Nîmes, +33 466712371.



1 Hotel Restaurant Le Saint Louis, 10 Rue Amiral Courbet, +33 4 66 53 72 68. Check-in: 16PM, check-out: 11AM.

2 Boutique Hotel des Remparts, 6 Pl. Anatole France, +33 4 66 53 82 77. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: Noon. Boutique Hôtel des Remparts (Q111877536) on Wikidata

  • Mona Lisa Royal Hôtel



Go next


The cities of Montpellier and Nimes are closest to Aigues-Mortes.

La Camargue delta of the River Rhone.

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