Sur les pas du GR2013 : de Port de Bouc au Ranquet

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From Port de Bouc, GR 2013 walks through the city towards the Domaine départemental du Castillon. Castillon is by far. Partially destroyed by fire in 2000, the field today licks his wounds.After the slaughter of the affected trees, a rehabilitation patient begins to bear fruit, and suddenly, his forty-nine hectares located in the commune of Port-de-Bouc come alive, little by little. The visitors, as the regulars have much. Their presence, particularly on the sporting course, stimulates those who apply to treat this part of the close nature of the forest of Castillon and Saint-Blaise archaeological landscape where you can visit remains: a Hellenistic enclosure wall, the foundations of a prosperous native city at the time of the peak of Massilia, as well as a medieval church and the tombs of Crusaders. With prestigious neighbours, Castillon must regain its lustre. Pine plantations sprockets and rehabilitation of vegetation through associations will be for many.

Gare SNCF Port de Bouc

Port de Bouc

A partir de la Gare SNCF de Port-d-Bouc dirigez-vous vers le port de Port e Bouc pour rejoindre le tracé du GR2013. Suivez le sentier jusqu’au littoral

Littoral

Port de Bouc

Longez le littoral urbain. Vue d’ensemble sur le complexe industriel de Port-Saint-Louis à Fos-sur-mer.

Entre les étangs

Port de Bouc

L’itinéraire, après avoir quittez la ville vous amène dans le massif forestier de Castillon qui est entouré de quatre étangs : l’étang de Pourra, l’étang de l’Engrenier, l’étang de Lavalduc et l’étang de Citis.

Site Archéologique de Saint-Blaise

Port de Bouc

Les fouilles entreprises par Henri Rolland en 1935 et poursuivies après sa mort, ont permis la mise au jour, de huit couches archéologiques. Un très beau rempart hellénistique (IIe siècle av. J.C.) surmonté de l'enceinte paléochrétienne, une nécropole chrétienne, les substructions de la basilique St-Vincent-d'Ugium...
La Chapelle St-Blaise est une construction romane du XIIe siècle, restaurée au XIIIe siècle et dont la façade a été refaite en 1608. Environnée de tombes médiévales, elle est précédée par les substructions d'une église du XIe siècle. Elle occupe l'emplacement de la cité de Castelveyre. Le long mur, construit en 1231 pour la protéger, clôture aujourd'hui le champ de fouilles où les ruines d'Ugium recouvrent celles de la ville antique.

Arrêt de bus Le Ranquet

Port de Bouc

Continuez votre itinéraire jusq’à l’arrêt de bus Le Ranquet. La ligne 25 de Cartreize vous amène vers la ville d’Istres ou la gare de Miramas.

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Access to the Bouches-du-Rhône's hill chains, which are highly exposed to forest fires, is regulated according to the local weather conditions. Thanks to the mobile app 'My Provence Envie de Balade' and the special 0811 20 13 13 hotline, walkers benefit from real-time information and can set out with a peaceful mind.

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  • Town of arrival

    Istres

  • Towns visited

    Saint Mitre les Remparts

  • Organiser

    Comité Départemental du Tourisme 13
  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Distance

    17km

  • Duration

    1/2 day

  • Slope

    278m

  • Phone

    • 04 91 13 84 13
  • Fax

    04 91 33 01 82

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