Réserve naturelle du Parc de l'ancienne Poudrerie royale

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Created under Louis XIV, the Poudrerie is an exceptional and unique 118-hectare natural area on the banks of the Etang de Berre in the communes of Miramas and Saint Chamas.

An industrial past of national importance, a unique built heritage that evokes the life of the royal powder factory at the time of the production of explosive powders. Nowadays, a remarkable and diversified natural heritage. Since the end of the activity in 1974, the fauna and flora have found a real sanctuary. 130 species of birds have been listed, and the trails allow visitors to discover the wetlands, drylands and salt flats on foot or by bike. Presence of surprising species. Free site, open every Wednesday, and 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday, from 9am to 6pm July - August: open from Monday to Friday, from 7am to 12pm Management natural area: Area of the Conservatoire de l'Espace Littoral et des Rivages Lacustres. Natura 2000 site.

Réserve naturelle du Parc de l'ancienne Poudrerie royale  France Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Bouches-du-Rhône Miramas 13140
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