Mineral expo, international trade show (minerals, fossils, meteorites, jewelry, precious stones)

Martigues - Handicraft - March 14-15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fifty exhibitors on 2000 square metres will offer small and large fossils, raw minerals or worked in lamps and decorative objects, jewelry, fine stones, precious or ornamental...

A free lottery to win minerals, fossils, dinosaur teeth... or a diamond. One draw every hour.This is the 5th edition in 2020.

Origin of exhibitors: France, Pakistan, Morocco, Spain, Madagascar, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, etc...New: Win a diamond in the lottery!

Each child from the schools around Martigues will receive a two-day pass and a fossil shark tooth collar.Fossils dating back 500 million years with exceptional pieces (giant ammonites, dinosaur bones, reptiles, etc.). Crystals from all over the world, infinitely colored minerals, shells, jewelry, fascinating gems and rare gems ...
Access for 2 days, at a rate of 5 euros. Free under 8, accompanied.

Entrance from 5
  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Martigues

  • Organiser

    Institut du Monde Minéral
    10 boulevard De la République
    13600 La Ciotat

  • Lieux

    The Hall of Martigues
    Quartier De l'hôtel de ville
    13500 Martigues

  • Phone

    • 06 51 03 39 78
  • Website

Nearby

  1. Tourist information Office of the Island District

    Tourist office

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  2. Chapelle Notre Dame de Miséricorde

    Monument

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  3. Pascal

    Cuisine de Provence

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  4. Kyriad

    Hotel

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Where to stay

Villa Williams
Holiday rental

Villa Williams

Martigues

Individual villa, spacious, bright plain foot in quiet neighborhood, it boasts a large terrace with garden furniture, plancha, deported parasol. It offers 3 bedrooms including an air-conditioned, air-conditioned living room, equipped kitchen, Italian-style shower room. Non-smoking holidaymakers,…

Le mazet du Val des Pins
B&B

Le mazet du Val des Pins

Martigues

Quiet in the pine forest, a room (50 m 2) for 4 people max (1x160 - 2x90). Independent Entrance, Bathroom, WC, Television, Fridge, Microwave, Wifi, private terrace with lounge, homemade breakfasts.

Bonsaï Hôtel
Hotel

Bonsaï Hôtel

Martigues

The Hôtel Première Classe de Martigues is ideally located close to Marseille Provence airport and the TGV high-speed railway station. It is also close to Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and the Camargue. Just 2 km from the city centre, stroll from the hotel to discover the bridges and canals that…

Villa Philogene
Holiday rental

Villa Philogene

Martigues

Recently renovated, air conditioning reversible, this country house twinned with the owners, without vis-à-vis, is in a fully fenced property located on the edge of the D5, 5 minutes from Martigues, 10 minutes from the nearest beach, 15/20 minutes from the great and beautiful beaches and harbors…

L'eau Vive
Holiday rental

L'eau Vive

Martigues

Small house with garden 4 to 5 people (including children) very comfortable, very close to the Grand Parc de Figuerolles and the nautical base of Tholon (sailing club), quiet, close to all amenities, near the Blue Coast (sea , sandy beaches and creeks).

Kyriad
Hotel

Kyriad

Martigues

A comfortable 3* hotel in Martigues with everything you need for a relaxing stay (outdoor pool) or business trip (2 meeting rooms). The hotel has 40 air-conditioned rooms (2 with disabled access) with hair-dryer, flat-screen TV, welcome tray with kettle, free WiFi and secure parking. Situated…

Ibis
Hotel

Ibis

Martigues

In the heart of the city opposite the Martigues-Ferrières harbour, the Ibis Martigues is ideally situated for discovering Provence. 15 minutes from Martigues beaches and 30 minutes from Marignane airport. The rooms have a lovely view of the city. All 83 rooms are air conditioned. Rooms…

New Hôtel Saint Roch
Hotel

New Hôtel Saint Roch

Martigues

Hotel on a small hill with a view over the lagoon and city centre.

La cigalière
B&B

La cigalière

Martigues

Air-conditioned suite of 25m2 in quiet residence on the edge of the pond. Private terrace with view, garage, basement, elevator, WC and private bathroom. Homemade breakfast, fresh products. Possibility relaxing massage and Reiki treatment on appointment, on site.

Things to do

Chapelle de l'Annonciade (pénitents blancs)
Monument

Chapelle de l'Annonciade (pénitents blancs)

Martigues

The 17th-century Baroque-style Chapelle de l'Annonciade des Pénitents Blancs was listed as a historical monument in 1910. The rich interior decoration with baroque influences, rare in the Basse-Provence area, features trompe l'oeils, sculptured panelling, a guilt altarpiece, a Venetian-style…

Martigues ' sailing circle (CVM)
Nautical leisure

Martigues ' sailing circle (CVM)

Martigues

The sailing circle is labeled for hearing impairment and offers various activities: school sailing, livable sailing, light sailing, handicap sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, scuba diving, and a training centre for Federal instructors and patents youth professionals in popular and sporting…

Eglise de la Madeleine
Monument

Eglise de la Madeleine

Martigues

Longtemps appelée "La Cathédrale" par les martégaux, la plus imposante des églises de la ville caractéristique de l'architecture et des décors baroques provençaux d'influence italienne est classée au titre des Monuments historiques depuis 1947. Construite entre 1670 et 1680, elle…

Musée Ziem
Cultural place

Musée Ziem

Martigues

The Musée Ziem was founded in 1908 thanks to donations by several artists including Félix Ziem. The collection is alternated regularly to ensure the public has access to all the works (ground and first floor). The second floor is dedicated to a permanent collection. Works by Ziem, very popular…

Quai Brescon (Miroir aux oiseaux)
Site

Quai Brescon (Miroir aux oiseaux)

Martigues

L'ensemble formé par le canal St Sébastien, le miroir aux oiseaux et le quai Brescon est site classé depuis 1942. Ce bras de mer enjambé par le pont Saint Sébastien, l'alignement des maisons de pêcheurs colorées aux hauteurs aléatoires a fasciné de nombreux peintres comme Delacroix,…

Aux Perles de l'Etang
Craftsman

Aux Perles de l'Etang

Martigues

Pastry, chocolate, confectionery. Master pastry craftsman, chocolatier, confectioner. "Pearls of the Pond" specialties created in 1965 by Mr.Favier, previous owner: candied cherries, which are macerated in alcohol, coated with marzipan and dipped in chocolate and icing sugar. Novelty selected…

Café associatif martégal (ouverture prochaine)
Cultural place

Café associatif martégal (ouverture prochaine)

Martigues

Le café se veut un lieu de culture, d'éducation populaire, un lieu de rencontre, de lien social, un lieu populaire et festif (bien sûr!). Artistes, associations locales, sont les bienvenus pour venir, discuter, débattre, proposer des animations, des discussions... Pouquoi rallumeur d'étoiles…

Cinémathèque Gnidzaz Martigues
Cultural place

Cinémathèque Gnidzaz Martigues

Martigues

Martigues was already a chosen spot for film-makers in the 1910s. In 2007, Prosper Gnidzaz, a passionate cinema collector offered his collection to the city of 2,250 reels and 79 projectors, the oldest of which dates back to 1880. The City decided to create an exhibition space dedicated to the…

Le domaine des Terroirs
Shopping gourmand

Le domaine des Terroirs

Martigues

Epicerie fine, cave à vins, spiritueux. Produits frais et secs, salés et sucrés. Confection de paniers garnis. Art de la table...

Where to eat

Le Gusto Caffé
Food guide restaurant

Le Gusto Caffé

Martigues

Italian restaurant: fresh and home-made product, grilled outside, garden and shady terrace overlooking the harbor. Homemade dishes prepared with fresh and seasonal products. Michelin single standard, Michelin plate, menu less than 20 euros Michelin. The Gusto Caffé is also a place to organize…

La Crêperie
Cuisine de Provence

La Crêperie

Martigues

Old stone building, vaulted door, warm and romantic setting, overlooking the pond of Berre. Total capacity of the establishment: 50 people on the terrace.

Campanile Hôtel Restaurant
Cuisine de Provence

Campanile Hôtel Restaurant

Martigues

Friendly atmosphere, open buffet, grill. located 3km from the city center and next to the Auchan shopping center. Indoor room capacity: 35 people Terrace: 15 people

Le Garage
Food guide restaurant

Le Garage

Martigues

The gourmet nugget of Martigues. Offering a light and contemporary decor, this gastronomic restaurant is parked in a former garage and driven by the steady hand of 28 year old chef Fabien Morréale, ex Chibois, Banzo and Sourrieu. As far as the menu goes, this young genius has gone into…

Pascal
Cuisine de Provence

Pascal

Martigues

This is one of Martigues' best-known addresses for both its central location (on Quai des Pêcheurs, right at the edge of Gallifet canal) and food, offering a genuine voyage of the tastebuds into the best of Provence. Specialities include grilled fish, bouillabaisse, fish stew, beef stew, tripes…

Quai du trou du mat
Cuisine de Provence

Quai du trou du mat

Martigues

For tourists who want to eat fish that comes directly from the family trawler, this is the right door. Breathtaking views of the Baussengue canal and the Saltworks Theater. Its terrace provides access to the many small poisons that come begging under your feet. Total capacity of the…

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Sardines

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