Park of the white rocks

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Parc des Roches BlanchesParc des Roches Blanches

Presentation

The White Rocks Park offers a peaceful place to relax and amusement for the istreens and tourists. It is part of the history of the city as proves it fossilized oyster beds that you will find in the part East of the Park. Indeed, dated to about 15 million years ago (Miocene) these oysters, under certain assumptions, would be at the origin of the name of the city. «Ostreion» designating a bench of oysters in Greek. These oyster beds show that fort long ago that this same Park were under a huge sea waters. It is a place of passage of hiking "between city and Nature" and the landscape route "one beautiful look to the other".
Informations
  • Types d'activités :
    • Parc - jardin public
  • Type :
    • JardinEtParc
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  • Disabled access :
    • Yes
Contact
Park of the white rocks
13800
Istres
Phone : +33 4 42 81 76 00
Opening day(s)

All year long 2020

Every day

Tarifs

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Parc des Roches Blanches
13800
Istres
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.507733
Longitude : 4.995378