Following the death of Luc Hoffmann on July 21s t 2016, and his funeral held in Switzerland on July 26th, an event is planned in Camargue to pay tribute to him and to celebrate his remarkable life’s achievements.
A memorial Celebration will take place at 11.00 on Friday August 19th 2016, at Tour du Valat in Camargue, the place where it all began, where Luc Hoffmann settled more than 70 years ago, where he raised his family and where he initiated his life’s work to build a peaceful and respectful relationship between Man and Nature.
A video team will record the speeches and gather live testimonies. Should you not be able to join us, you may send us drawings, pictures, or any other messages at the following email address : [email protected]
Please do not send flowers.
If you wish to make a contribution to the conservation of Mediterranean Wetlands initiated by Luc Hoffmann, please visit this link
You will find all the necessary information on the links on the right and below.
To come to Tour du Valat:
- Location: here
- GPS points: 43.5089 ° North /4.66757 ° East
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: From the railway station of Arles
BUS A10 (departure in front of the station, about 30 meters): 2 departures in the morning:
- 08h00: From Arles to go down to the village of Sambuc: arrival at 08h40.
- 09h00: From Arles to go down to the village of Sambuc: arrival at 09h40.
Ask the driver to stop at “Le Sambuc”. A shuttle will drive you between the village and the Tour du Valat.
- Radio Taxi: 04 90 96 90 03
- Taxis Arlésiens BC: 04 90 96 52 76
- Arles Taxi Services: 04 90 52 22 22
SHUTTLE chartered by the Tour du Valat: In front of the hotel Jules César (9 Boulevard des Lices, Arles)
On reservation only before August 12 at 12 (send an e-mail to [email protected]).
BUS (50 places). Departure at 09h30 to drive you to Tour du Valat. The bus will leave at 16h00 from the Tour du Valat to Arles.