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Sète, France-port

Spend a glorious day in the Provençal countryside; see magnificent Carcassonne with its towers, turrets, half-timbered houses and superb nave of the 11th century Basilica de Saint-Nazaire, beautiful hilltop Les Baux or Arles, where Van Gogh found so much inspiration. Or explore fortified Aigues Mortes in the heart of the Petite Camargue surrounded by ponds, marshes and saltpans.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Aiges Mortes Experience
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Executive Collection Full Day Car
    Seated TourRegent Choice
  • Highlights of Arles & Saintes Maries
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Montpellier & Flaugergues Castle
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Picturesque Pezenas & Valmagne Abbey
    Light Activity /Walking
  • The Walled City of Carcassonne
    Moderate Activity/Walking

Aiges Mortes Experience

Light Activity /Walking

Duration: 4 hours

Tour Code: STE-003

Before arriving in Aigues-Mortes, you will drive past La Grande Motte, a new resort with impressive pyramid-style buildings. It stands in lovely contrast to Aigues-Mortes, a wonderfully preserved, fortified city that was built in the 13th century. Located in the heart of the Petite Camargue, Aigues-Mortes originally served as the departure point for the crusades of Saint Louis. It still has a grand sense of medievalism, especially Constance Tower, a majestic castle that overlooks the surrounding marshes. During the guided walking tour of Aigues-Mortes, you will learn about the city's fascinating history, including its rich legacy of bullfighting. You will also enjoy free time to explore on your own, perhaps shopping or following the city's protective ramparts.