Things to see and do - Martigues
Unmissable tourist sites
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
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..
A peaceful lake surrounded by houses with colourful façades, brightly coloured little boats moored along the canal... Félix Ziem, Corot and many other painters loved the place, understandably.
9 boulevard du 14-Juillet
Félix Ziem (1821-1911) was not from Martigues but he fell in love with the place and from then on tirelessly painted the Étang de Berre (Berre Lagoon) in a style that foreshadowed Impressionism. As well as seeing his works, you can gain an insight in..
37 Bd Du 14 Juillet F - 13500 Martigues
Prix Prices from : 48 €
This hotel is located in the city centre of Martigues, close to the canals of Martigues and the Etang de Berre. It offers air-conditioned and bright room and free WiFi. The 20 soundproofed and air-conditioned rooms at the P'tit Dej-Hotel feature sat..
Bd Emile Zola F - 13500 Martigues
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 WiFi access and an onsite restaurant. An LCD TV with Canal+ and beIN SPORTS channels are offered ..
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. Jonquières city centre is a 10-minute walk away. Each room boasts large double glazed windows openi..
20 avenue 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 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.