With the arrival of sunny days, mosquitoes are back. Real scourges in the south of France, these insects do not only upset the evenings of holidaymakers: they can also be carriers of serious diseases. But then, how to get rid of it?
At the foot of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, in the Alpes Maritimes, a paradisiacal area covers eight hectares. It attracts wealthy tourists, but also mosquitoes. The place is ideal for getting stung: an artificial lagoon in the heart of the vegetation. To create a bubble of protection, 219 traps were installed all around. The hotel opens its doors on Monday May 3. Everything must therefore be ready.
“For us, the comfort of our customers is very very important, and therefore we want our customers to be able to enjoy this magnificent lagoon in peace, and not be disturbed by mosquitoes”, explains Audrey Jorge, manager of Mas de Pierre. According to specialists, the system of traps in place is 90% effective. Another advantage: by only attacking mosquitoes, it remains ecological and preserves biodiversity.