Guided tour of Fort de Bouc

Martigues - Historique - From 18/07 to 28/08/2022, every Saturday between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm. Dates to be confirmed.

Since the Middle Ages, it has kept this passage between the Gulf of Fos and the Etang de Berre, halfway between Marseille and the Rhône.

Through its strategic position for maritime trade and control of the region, Fort de Bouc has always had a dual function, both defensive work and flagship.

It has been listed as a historical monument since January 6, 1930.

Ticket office available from the Martigues Tourist Office.

Useful information :

  • Health pass and mask required.
  • Bring a hat and sunscreen.
  • Children are allowed from 10 years old.
  • All passengers must be registered. No refund will be granted to the late client.
  • For your convenience, we advise you to arrive approximately 15 minutes before the start of the visit.

In 1993, the City of Martigues undertook to safeguard and rehabilitate the Fort de Bouc. After restoration work and for the first time in its millennial history, in 2007 Fort de Bouc opened to the public, offering visitors a real journey through time.

The fort of Bouc is geographically enclosed in the installations of the oil port of Lavéra.

As a result, its attendance and use are subject to various specific constraints.

Information provided by Office de Tourisme de Martigues

  • Address

    Quai d'honneur de l'Hôtel de Ville
    Avenue Louis Sammut
    Derrière l'hôtel de ville

    13500 Martigues

  • Organiser

    Office de Tourisme de Martigues

  • Phone

    • 04 42 42 31 10

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