Photographer's Note

February 27, 2007
Le Grau-du-Roi 300133 30240
Gard Languedoc-Roussillon
43.433 4.141 0 m

Grau-du-Roi harbour
Saint-Pierre Church 19th, 20th century

Moved away from Montpellier and Nimes of 30Km, the Grau-of-King is the only maritime outlet of Gard. The city is batie along a grau. It is the local name of a channel connecting the littoral ponds to the sea. The activity of fishing gradually decreased since half of the 20th century to the profit of the tourist activity. It was developp a seaside resort, and a marina known under the name of the Port-Camargue. One finds there also an aquarium important.

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