Argelès Nature Photo

Environmental awareness and sustainable development, here and abroad

The municipal action of les Enfants de la Mer has confirmed Argelès as a key national player in the field of environmental activism and sustainable development.

Back for its 10th edition, this recurring summer-long project was originally inspired by the outdoor photography exhibition, Vivants, in Paris back in 2007 and has become a collaborative effort, unique in France.

Renamed Argelès Photo Nature for 2018, the project remains true to its original aims of engaging and educating visitors of all ages. With 3 exhibitions of nature photographs in large format, along with conferences and discussions from prestigious guests, this one of our must-do events for the summer.

Un regard sous la mer (a glimpse under the sea), Pascal Kobeh

The ocean covers 70% of our planet and with life from the surface to the deepest abyss, it represents the largest, and oldest, ecosystem in our biosphere. So what are you waiting for? Dive in for an intimate, privileged view of this spectacular underwater world!

Un singe qui voulait voir la mer (a monkey that wanted to see the sea) – Cyril Ross

With the exception of ourselves, few primates have tasted the joy of water. Many monkeys avoid the water completely but not so, the crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis) in Thailand.

Surfing the waves, fishing for shellfish, even sunbathing, these monkeys integrate ingeniously with the tourists flocking to the tropical beaches.

Raconte-moi ta nature (tell me your nature story)

Each year, local school children are invited to discover the local flora and fauna with a serious of expert-lead workshops. They will then share their discoveries with residents and visitors via their own exhibition, visible from June.

Free entry
May – September

Inauguration weekend
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May

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