The path leads through paths of the nature park past all major attractions:
The Augraben, the building of the Rhine exhibition, the building of fish farming, the observation towers overlooking the ponds, the main building, in which the management of the Petite Camargue Alsacienne is housed, as well as outbuildings for researchers. If you are lucky, you will see the Highland cattle in the pasture.
The Petite Camargue Alsacienne is a nature reserve, which is managed by the Association Petite Camargue Alsacienne, a club with over 600 members and 17 permanent employees. It is recognized since 1982 by the Ministry and was initially 120 ha, 904 ha in 2006 (especially the Rhine island) expanded. The association contributes through the work of volunteers and the donations of its sponsors The origin was the fish farming under Napoleon III, who wanted to supply the growing population with cheaper food.
It is the Augraben , owed as a collector of brooks Lertzbach, Liesbach and Mühlenbach that the area was constantly under water. So here's a plant (1852-1862) was built for the propagation and free delivery. After several changes of ownership but it was decommissioned in 1971 and began to fall apart.
It is thanks to the use of the "Association Petite Camargue Alsacienne" position using the terrain donors bought and since then operate the fish farming (circulation of the Treaty), entertain, and the conditioning, care for the birds and butterflies as well as the Maintaining habitats.
Nowadays, the "Petite Camarge" is a very popular destination, which is often visited by families, schools, hikers, photographers and nature lovers in Dreyländereck FR-DE-CH.
Public toilets can be found here:
- Lockhouse south side
- Hall of Rhein exhibition north side
- At the entrance of the Au stadium
automated defibrillator (AED):
- At the lockhouse
- Just south of the lockhouse
- West of the Conservation Centre
Open WiFi / WLAN:
On weekends in the summer, the CINE/Shop is open and offers small Catering.
Otherwise, there are on the Rue de Stasbourg a pizzeria and a restaurant serving typical Alsatian dishes.
It offered groups also guided walks. (Fr) Please contact the CINE.
- Phone: +33 (0) 3 89 89 78 50
~ Internet: http://www.petitecamarguealsacienne.com/
The Shop Natu'Rhinfo located in the west wings of the former imperial fish farming in the Rhine exhibition. You will find, among other books, Nature guides, local products and beverages. In this building is also a public toilet.
Please stick to the rules!
Please stay on the designated trails and behave calmly.
Who wants to support the project please check on the website or walk past in the shop.
Office de tourisme du Pays de Saint Louis, Region of 3 Pays
81 Rue Vauban, 68128 Village-Neuf - Phone: 33 (0) 3 89 70 04 49
Open: Monday to Saturday 09: 00-12: 00 hours, 13: 30-17: 30
Sunday and Holidays Closed
Tuesday 10: 30-12: 00, 13: 30-17: 30
Autobahn A35 (E25) Ausfahrt Bartenheim, dann Richtung Saint-Louis folgen.
In Neuweg an der Ampel ist die Petite Camargue angeschrieben. Folgen sie der Strasse bis zum Schleusenhaus am Kanal von Hüningen.
ACHTUNG: die Strasse ist Sonntags und Feiertags geschlossen.
Von der anderen Seite erreichen sie das Schleusenhaus über die D21 (zwischen Village-Neuf und Rosenau), wo das "Maison éclusière" ebenfalls angeschrieben ist.
Kostenfreie Parkplätze sind genügend in der Nähe des Schleusenhauses oder auch am Stade de l'Au vorhanden.
One should never forget to bring your binoculars. Only thus can one shy birds and discover distant from the way plants.