Berre l'Etang - Cultural place
Pas de location de la salle.
- Accessible for disabled
- Public car park
Information provided by Espace Patrimoine et Découverte de Berre l'Etang
42 cours Mirabeau
13130 Berre l'Etang
- 04 42 74 00 27
04 42 74 30 92
Things to do
The Berre lagoon
Vitrolles, Châteauneuf les Martigues, Saint Victoret, Martigues, Marignane, Gignac la Nerthe, Istres, Rognac, Berre l'Etang, Saint Chamas, Miramas, Saint Mitre les Remparts
This lagoon covers 15,500 hectares, and its 75 km shoreline is quite charming. Surrounded by low limestone hills, it receives fresh water from the Rivers Arc and Touloubre and the canal from the EDF hydroelectric power station. It is connected to the sea by the Caronte canal and Le Rove canal.…
'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake
A story that will make you turn to jelly...
As yellow as sunshine and as warm as a winter fireplace... The quince isn't very pretty, but the people of Provence love it. You could even say that a passion has been born between this irregular-shaped fruit, somewhat resembling a dented, rustic pear and our lovers of jams, jellies and pastes.
A gourmet treat…
Provence has been famed for its candied fruit from time immemorial. In the early 16th century, the region was fairly impoverished. Fruit grew here in abundance, but much of it was lost every year.
According to Marcel Pagnol, "if we only judged things by appearances, nobody would ever have wanted to eat a sea urchin"