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Martigues - Sports d'eau - From Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 October 2021 Opening hours on Saturday at 12.30 pm. On Sunday at 9 am. - Free

Saturday from 12:30 p.m.

  • Euro Beach Flags Tour: This sand test tests the lifeguard's reflexes and alertness. The competitors are lying on their stomachs, heels together, their hands on top of each other and their torso resting on the sand, the sticks are located 20m behind them. At the whistle, rescuers must get up as quickly as possible and grab a stick. The Lifeguard without a stick is eliminated.
  • Course Swimming Course.
  • Board race: the Rescuers complete a course of around 600m on their knees or lying down on a 3m50 board, the minimum weight of which must be 7.5kg. This event requires great technique at the start and passage of the buoys, where the contacts are rough and unbalanced.

Sunday from 9 a.m.

  • Oceanman long distance: considered by athletes as the queen of coastal rescue. This event highlights the rescuer's endurance qualities and his technical mastery. It consists of a series of swimming, board and surfski courses with transitions of races on the sand.
  • Surf ski race: Surfski is the name given to the rescue competition kayak. The start is in the water. Lifeguards must complete a course of around 800m, before returning to the beach to cross the finish line marked by two flags in the water. This test requires both balance and endurance.
  • Swimming.
  • Handset.

  • Free

Information provided by OT Martigues

  • Address

    Plage du Verdon
    Chemin de la Douane
    La Couronne

    13500 Martigues

  • Organiser

    AMSA ( Asso. Méditerranéenne Sauvetage Aquatique )

  • Website

Where to stay

Cabiac
Holiday rental

Cabiac

Martigues

T2 apartment fully equipped and air conditioned with a large living room, a bedroom with a double bed and two single bunk beds, close to shops and parking in front of the apartment.

Abert Elodie
Holiday rental

Abert Elodie

Sausset-les-Pins

A 5 min à pieds du centre de Sausset, avec une place de parking privative au pied de l'appartement. Tout équipé, climatisation, four micro onde, plaque vitro, lave linge, sèche linge, linge de lit, linge de salle de bain, lave vaisselle, possibilité de faire faire le ménage au départ du…

Camping-cars Park La Source, Martigues-La Couronne
Campsite

Camping-cars Park La Source, Martigues-La Couronne

Martigues

9 locations, a few meters from the beaches of Saulce and Ste-Croix. Service area, emptying, supply of water, electricity. Timestamp access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Payment by credit card only.

Camping Pascalounet
Campsite

Camping Pascalounet

Martigues

Choose a pitch or a shaded or semi-shaded mobile home, opt for rentals with a breathtaking view of the sea, in short, choose at the Pascalounet campsite the vacation of your dreams! Take advantage of fully equipped and comfortable mobile homes and bungalows: kitchen area, wc, bathroom,…

PIEDS DANS L'EAU
Holiday rental

PIEDS DANS L'EAU

Sausset-les-Pins

25 m² entièrement rénové, pour 4 personnes, avec cuisine équipée, frigo, congélateur, 2 plaques électriques, micro-onde, salle de bain avec vasque, WC suspendu et grande douche, machine à laver, meublé avec 1 canapé double convertible et 1 BZ double, TV et aspirateur Terrasse…

Pescadou Odesia Vacances
Hotel

Pescadou Odesia Vacances

Martigues

This seaside resort welcomes you for the holiday of your dreams on the Grande Bleue coastline, between the Camargue and rocky coves. The location is ideal, the accommodation is comfortable and the location on the water's edge is perfect for a relaxing holiday. All our accommodation, either in…

La Source
Campsite

La Source

Martigues

The campsite is ideally located on the Côte Bleue, 12 km from Martigues, a seaside resort and 3 km from Sausset-les-Pins. The natural fine sand beaches are 100 meters away: La Saulce and Sainte-Croix. Many coves and inlets nearby. Possibility of launching boat and jet ski at 700 meters (port…

Villa piscine Isabelle
Holiday rental

Villa piscine Isabelle

Martigues

Villa of 130m² on 4600 m2 of land, air-conditioned that can accommodate 6 travelers: 3 bedrooms, 3 double beds. The swimming pool is exclusive to the accommodation and not overlooked. Exceptional haven of peace and relaxation, 7 minutes from the beaches of the Blue Coast. A small pool can…

La Cigale
Holiday rental

La Cigale

Martigues

Equipped kitchen area, sofa bed for 2 people. Covered terrace with garden furniture. Private garden.

Things to do

Bonnieu Naturist Beach
Landscape

Bonnieu Naturist Beach

Martigues

I am not a naturist but I would like to try: via the invitation of a person who is a member of the MNS association, you can try naturism 2 times maximum at the rate of 5 euros per day and per person (a receipt will be issued to you ). Bonnieu naturist beach is located near Martigues. Modest…

Sainte-Croix Beach
Landscape

Sainte-Croix Beach

Martigues

The beach is monitored the first weekend in June from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., then every day from June 13 to August 30, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Blind guide dogs are accepted.

Plage Rives d'Or
Landscape

Plage Rives d'Or

Sausset-les-Pins

Plage des Rives d’Or Sausset-les-Pins – a small resort on the Côte Bleue coast -, is part of the "Marine Park": a protected area where fishing and underwater hunting are prohibited. Diving and snorkelling fans will simply adore exploring the crystal-clear waters of "Plage des Rives d’Or"…

Couzy Pierre
Craftsman / producer

Couzy Pierre

Martigues

If the wild fauna and often the large African animals represent his work and his life as a frequent traveler, we find in Couzy another sensitivity for small waterfowl and also woodcock.

Beach at La Saulce
Landscape

Beach at La Saulce

Martigues

Standing just above the creek, Chapelle de Sainte Croix appears to be standing guard over the bathers. Built in memory of Saint Mary Magdalene who is said to have moored on these shores with the first Christians chased from Palestine, this little chapel harbours a genuine fragment of the Christ's…

Laurons beach
Landscape

Laurons beach

Martigues

Showers and toilets have been fitted as well as a play area for children. Free parking is available nearby and the beach is signposted in summer to ensure the safety of swimmers from the boats leaving the small port. Its main feature is this picnic area fitted out with tables, benches and…

Sainte Croix les pieds dans l'eau
Nautical leisure

Sainte Croix les pieds dans l'eau

Martigues

Sainte Croix les pieds dans l'eau is a partner of the nautical pass: withdraw your "Nautical Offer Privilege card" giving you the right to discounts on certain services or activities. It is delivered free of charge at the Martigues Convention and Visitors Bureau, at the "La Couronne Information…

Le petit musée de Carro
Cultural place

Le petit musée de Carro

Martigues

Past activities included stone-masonry, fishing, farming and breeding sheep. The simple daily life of our ancestors, fishermen, stone-masons, peasants and shepherds. We have tried to reproduce this more or less distant past for you. Research revealed objects and documents which recount the…

Water Sports 13, base nautique
Nautical leisure

Water Sports 13, base nautique

Martigues

Partner of the nautical pass: withdraw your Privilege Nautical Offer card entitling you to discounts on certain services or activities. It is delivered free of charge at the tourist and congress office, at the La Couronne tourist information office or on the website: www.martigues-tourisme.com.…

Where to eat

Côte et Mer
Cuisine de Provence

Côte et Mer

Martigues

On the floor panoramic sight on the sea.

Les terrasses de l'Arquet
Cuisine de Provence

Les terrasses de l'Arquet

Martigues

A breathtaking view overlooking the beach of St. Croix and the horizon offered by the Mediterranean Sea. The restaurant and multipurpose room are open to everyone, not just the residents of the campsite. The room hosts weddings, baptisms and seminars throughout the year.

Les Mouettes
Restaurants à emporter

Les Mouettes

Martigues

The Bar-Restaurant-Pizzeria Les Mouettes offers traditional cuisine or you can enjoy wood-fired pizzas. Broadcasting of sporting events.

Le Mas
Restaurants à emporter

Le Mas

Martigues

A craving for pizza, a Mediterranean dish, seafood or a cold drink? Sale of newspapers and tobaccos.