Located along the Etang de 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 cores to get to Marseille (40 km), Aix-en-Provence (46 km), Arles (53 km) and Avignon (90 km), also known as the Provençal Venice with its canals, Martigues is a tourist town with its festival world folklore, its museum, its games and its beaches the Blue Coast.
Once fishing town, tourist and industrial city today, was able to convert Martigues by offering summer activities original and varied: Venetian festivities with fireworks, jazz, big game fishing.
On the town of Martigues, the picturesque fishing villages, Carro, Crown, you can enjoy moments of relaxation at the seaside or in the many small restaurants. Between the two lies the plain of St. Julien, plain agricultural and wine you can taste the famous little pink in the wine cellar.
You can sample many dishes based on fish, bouillabaisse, bouillabaisse.
Martigues, Gallo-Roman vestiges of this time in several places in the city and surrounding areas.
The fort of Bouc: getting there, a boat shuttle takes you there.
The park Figuerolles is a place of relaxation, but also sports. You'll find all levels of mountain bike trails, pony rides for kids, a train journey to the edge of the pond, various walking routes, all levels of tree climbing, a petting zoo, etc..
The sandy beaches of the Crown and of the Holy Cross on the Blue Coast, 20 minutes by car or bus. You can also practice water sports: windsurfing, boating, sailing, surfing. Carro site is world famous for its surfing.
Since Our Lady of the Sea, you will have a panoramic view and a 360 ° view on Martigues, but also throughout the Berre lake and its surroundings, you'll even see the Sainte-Victoire!