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
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 colourful façades, brightly coloured little boats moored along the canal... Félix Ziem, Corot and many other painters loved the place, understandably.
bd du 14-Juillet F - 13500 Martigues
Ziem was not from Martigues but he fell in love with the place and from then on tirelessly painted the Étang de Berre in a style that foreshadowed Impressionism. As well as seeing his works, you can gain an insight into the Provençal painters, includ..
Avenue Georges Braque F - 13500 Martigues
Located 5 minutes from the centre of Martigues, known as the Provençal Venice, and famous for its charm and character, this 3-star hotel offers comfortable and modern accommodation. The Saint-Roch Hotel features quiet guestrooms that feature modern..
57 Boulevard Marcel Cachin F - 13500 MARTIGUES
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
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.