Located on the banks of the pond of Berre, Martigues is divided into three districts, formerly small villages, that are Jonquière, Ferrière and the district of the island called the Little Venice of Provence.
Central core to get to Marseille (40 km), Aix-en-Provence (46 km), Arles (53 km) and Avignon (90 km), also known as the Provencal Venice thanks to its canals, Martigues is a Tourist city with its festival folklore world, its museum, its jousts and beaches of the Blue Coast.
Formerly a fishing town, today a tourist and industrial city, Martigues has managed to convert itself by offering you, during the summer, original and varied activities: Venetian festivals, with fireworks, jazz, big game fishing. In the town of Martigues, picturesque fishing villages such as Carro, and carriers like La Couronne, allow you to enjoy moments of relaxation by the sea or in the many small restaurants. Between the two is the plain of St Julien, agricultural and viticultural plain, you can taste the famous little rosé Côte de Provence to the wine cellar.
You can taste many dishes based on fish, bouillabaisse, bourride.