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.
- Public car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Institut du Monde Minéral
10 boulevard De la République
13600 La Ciotat
The Hall of Martigues
Quartier De l'hôtel de ville
- 06 51 03 39 78
Where to stay
Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre
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Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre, a charming hotel in the heart of Provence. The Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre is located in Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts, on the heights of the pond of Berre and face of the Alpilles and the Luberon, 15 km from the beaches. Bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and the…
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La Villa Martégale
This 3* hotel with restaurant offers accommodation, half and full-board and seminars for a trip to the coast. La Villa Martégale is a charming hotel with 37 rooms in the heart of the Provençal landscape overlooking Etang de Berre less than 5 km from the centre of Provençal Venice. With easy…
The 3-star Hotel Kyriad Martigues is ideal for your tourist or business trips. It has 40 air-conditioned rooms, hairdryer, flat screen TV with TNT and foreign channels, courtesy tray with kettle, Free WIFI and secure parking closed at night, for cars and buses. In summer, you can have breakfast…
Côté Notre Dame des Marins
Spacious apartment, bright, quiet, it has a large terrace of 35 m2 with a clear view of Martigues. Modern and contemporary layout, it is very pleasant to live. 5 minutes walk from the city center and 10 minutes drive from the Blue Coast. Located 1.4 km from a beach on the Etang de Berre
Hotel Première Classe
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Le Grand Canal
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Things to do
RESERVATIONS ET COMMANDES - tous les livres disponibles en langue française peuvent être mis à votre disposition dans les délais les plus brefs, sans frais de port, au prix fixé par l'éditeur, par téléphone, par e-mail. RECHERCHES BIBLIOGRAPHIQUES - accès à une recherche simplifiée…
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Fruits and vegetables Zavattoni
Sale of seasonal fruits and vegetables on the farm on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons (3:30 pm - 7 pm in summer and 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm in winter). Sale on the Martigues - Jonquières market on Thursday and Sunday morning. Sale of baskets at the station of Martigues-Lavéra, on Tuesday. The…
Chapelle de l'Annonciade (pénitents blancs)
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Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine
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Grand Parc de Figuerolles
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