A town of Roman Art, which is an important pilgrimage site for Saint-Jacques de Compostelle and Saint-Pierre de Rome. Saint- Gilles is situated alongside the Camargue, which is a unique area. This area is fascinating and attractive for its originality. It enjoys the same climate as Provence and Languedoc however the landscape including the flora, the fauna and especially the bird life is totally different.
There are toilets and showers at the base.
Monday to Sunday: 8.30 to 12.30 and 14:00 to 18:00.
If you are going to be arriving at the base late, you will need to inform the base directly or our UK sales team. When you arrive at the base there will be a note on the reception door informing you where your boat is.
The boat will be left open with the lights on for you to stay on board that night. The base staff will do the full briefing the following morning.
Your boat will be ready to depart for 16:00 - 18:00. We recommend that you arrive 60 minutes earlier for check-in and instructions.
If you have booked an Early Check-in Service, please arrive at the base ready to depart between 11am and 12pm or from 2pm.
Your boat should be returned and unoccupied by 9am on your last cruising day (or by midday if you have booked a Late Check-out).
Our base staff look forward to welcoming you to their cruising region and aim to make your arrival and holiday as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
When you arrive or base staff will:
Du Cours Logis De France ** - Tel: 04 66 87 31 93
Les Cabanettes *** - Tel: 04 66 87 31 53
Heraclee *** - Tel: 04 66 87 44 10
Restanque - Tel: 04 66 87 37 97
Le Clément Iv - Tel: 04 66 87 00 66
1 Place Frédéric Mistral,
30800 St. Gilles,
Tel: +33 (0) 466 87 33 75
Outside unsecure parking: Free of charge
Outside enclosed secure parking: £35 per week
Garage: £45.50 per week
You can find all shops and services in St. Gilles – a 5-10 minute walk from the base
A fishing license is required for all channels (Midi, Camargue and Robine). The permit can be purchased at fishing tackle shops in villages near all bases. The only place where a fishing license is not required is the Etang de Thau being located in the maritime regulatory zone.
It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For example, there is a new legal requirement in France to carry a breathalyser, triangle & florescent jacket in your car. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you’ll need, please visit www.theaa.com/motoring_advice/overseas
Avis - Tel. 04 66 29 05 33
Hertz - Tel. 04 66 76 25 91
Europcar - Tel. 04 66 21 31 35
Nimes – Arles: 15km
The following ferry companies operate to Northern France.
Call us on : 01756 701200 (+44 1756 701200)
Boating Holidays, Bowers Wharf, Skipton, BD23 2PD, United Kingdom