Things to see and do - Martigues
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Martigues Travel guide
Martigues : Michelin's recommendations
The Venice of Provence, in the words of Vincent Scotto. The cabaret singer did have that tendency to exaggerate, of which southerners are often accused, but it is true that water is omnipresent in Martigues, with both the Etang de Berre and the canal running through the town. And the Lure for birds with its colourful houses is fairly reminiscent of the Venetian island of Burano.
Tourist attractions Martigues : Things to see and do
F - 13500 Martigues
The Côte Bleue follows along the Estaque Range between Marseille, the Gulf of Fos and the Etang de Berre. It is a craggy coastline indented by deep coves with tiny harbours and seaside resorts including Niolon, nestled in a cove of the same name; Car..
Pt St-Sébastien F - 13500 Martigues
A peaceful lake surrounded by houses with coloured façades and brightly coloured boats moored along the canal. Félix Ziem, Corot and many other painters understandably loved this spot.
bd du 14-Juillet F - 13500 Martigues
Ziem was not born here but when he discovered Martigues he fell in love with it and thereafter tirelessly painted the étang de Berre in a Pre-Impressionist style. In addition to Ziem, there is an opportunity to learn more about other Provençal painte..
Bd Emile Zola F - 13500 Martigues
Prix Prices from : 51 €
With panoramic views of the marina, this 3-star hotel is a 10-minute walk from central Martigues and 350 metres from Berre Lake. Hotel Eden offers free Wi-Fi access and an onsite restaurant. An LCD TV with satellite channels and air conditioning are..
Prix Prices from : 68 €
2 star character hotel. Ideally located in the heart of the city, just a step from the centre, close to the sea, the business parks. Warm setting and sophisticated atmosphere. 32 refurbished, soundproof, personalized rooms magnificently decorated (am..
1, Rue Jose Nobre F - 13500 Martigues
Prix Prices from : 50 €
Le Grand Canal Hotel, located in Martigues, prides itself on comfort and service. It features spacious and personalized rooms, thoughtfully designed. Each room boasts large double glazed windows opening out on to a balcony or terrace. Additional fea..
20 av. Frédéric-Mistral F - 13500 Martigues
In this concept restaurant the young chef concocts elegant fusion cuisine in full view of diners. It is set in a former garage converted into a trendy design-inspired eatery.
19 quai Lucien-Toulmond F - 13500 Martigues
This charming old Martigues house with views over the canal is not far from Quai Brescon and the Miroir aux Oiseaux. The tasty food is inspired by the Mediterranean.