Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine

Martigues - Monument

Long called "The Cathedral" by the martégaux, the most imposing of the town's churches characteristic of Provencal architecture and Baroque decor with an Italian influence has been classified as Historic Monuments since 1947.

Built between 1670 and 1680, it testifies to the prosperity of the city in the 17th century and the attachment of the inhabitants of the Island who participated in its financing.
The facade has two levels separated by a volumetric cornice with modillions. Its lower part is animated by four columns with Corinthian capitals, fluted pilasters and a broken pediment. The upper part is crowned by a triangular pediment.

We will pay particular attention to the Virgin and Child (classified as a historic monument in 1908) and the portal, remarkably carved, inside, in addition to a rich painted decoration, the organ of the Montpellier organbuilder Moitessier (1851 ), the tables of the chapels of Michel Serre (1694), the pulpit to preach in walnut (1677).
The 15-year restoration campaign was awarded the heritage ribbon in 2000.

  • Accessible for disabled
  • Public car park

Information provided by OT Martigues

  • Contact

    Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine
    1 place Rouget de l'Isle
    13500 Martigues

  • Phone

    • 04 42 42 10 65
  • Fax

    04 42 80 44 72

Nearby

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  2. Hotel Première Classe

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  3. Tourist Office and the Congress of the Martigues

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  4. Pascal

    Cuisine de Provence

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Where to stay

La Villa Martégale
Hotel

La Villa Martégale

Martigues

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…

Hotel Première Classe
Hotel

Hotel Première Classe

Martigues

Your Première Classe hotel in Martigues is ideally close to the Marseille Provence airport, the TGV station, the cities of Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and the Camargue. The hotel is located 2 kilometers from the city center, you will enjoy strolling through its streets to discover the bridges…

Villa Philogène
Holiday rental

Villa Philogène

Martigues

Recently renovated, air conditioning reversible, this country house twinned with the owners, without vis-à-vis, is in a fully fenced property located on the edge of the D5, 5 minutes from Martigues, 10 minutes from the nearest beach, 15/20 minutes from the great and beautiful beaches and harbors…

Le mazet du Val des Pins
B&B

Le mazet du Val des Pins

Martigues

Quiet in the pine forest, a room (50 m 2) for 4 people max (1x160 - 2x90). Independent Entrance, Bathroom, WC, Television, Fridge, Microwave, Wifi, private terrace with lounge, homemade breakfasts.

Kyriad Martigues
Hotel

Kyriad Martigues

Martigues

A comfortable 3* hotel in Martigues with everything you need for a relaxing stay (outdoor pool) or business trip (2 meeting rooms). The hotel has 40 air-conditioned rooms (2 with disabled access) with hair-dryer, flat-screen TV, welcome tray with kettle, free WiFi and secure parking. Situated…

Clair Hôtel
Hotel

Clair Hôtel

Martigues

3* boutique hotel with a premier location just 3 minutes from the city centre. 31 fully-equipped rooms (1 with disabled access) with unique decoration. Free parking. Arrival possible 24/7 thanks to the automatic key dispenser and credit card payment. Reception open from 6am to 9pm. Meals for…

Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre
Hotel

Brit Hotel Martigues Saint-Mitre

Saint Mitre les Remparts

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…

La Tartane
Holiday rental

La Tartane

Martigues

Exceptionally closed in 2020 Ideal for holidays to 2, in the heart of the Provençal Venice and to discover the Blue Coast, its beaches, coves and fishing ports. Room bed 140, bathroom and separate WC, no smoking, no pets, personalized welcome. Week or two nights minimum. Located 600 m from a…

At home Caillol
Holiday rental

At home Caillol

Martigues

Luxury villa on 3 levels with exceptional view, outdoor space (140 m²) for relaxation opening onto the swimming pool, secure garage. 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, modern open kitchen, utility room. Land planted with olive trees. Large balcony overlooking the Etang de Berre. 5mm from the…

Things to do

Parcours archéologique sur les pas de César
Site

Parcours archéologique sur les pas de César

Martigues

Cet itinéraire touristique et culturel part du centre ville, se poursuit en périphérie pour atteindre la Côte Bleue, en passant par les plaines agricoles de St Pierre et St Julien les Martigues. Autant de sites antiques que le visiteur peut découvrir au coeur même de la " Venise Provençale…

Tournage d'Art menuiserie ébénisterie Gérard Gidde
Craftsman

Tournage d'Art menuiserie ébénisterie Gérard Gidde

Martigues

Création et réalisation de tournage d'art sur bois, bol, plat, coupe, guéridon, pied de luminaire, bonboniere callé avec pied tourné, guiridon, dessus marqueterie.

Educational farm of the Parc de Figuerolles
Family recreation

Educational farm of the Parc de Figuerolles

Martigues

Pending the response from the prefecture regarding the request for a waiver for the opening of the educational farm, the latter remains closed until further notice. Created in 1989 on the land of the former Domaine Deverville, it allows children to raise awareness of nature and to know the pets…

Grand Parc de Figuerolles
Landscape

Grand Parc de Figuerolles

Martigues

Until further notice: the playgrounds, the riding school and the equestrian center remain closed to the public for the time being. Educational farm: resumption of limited activity from May 18. The tree climbing activity will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in accordance with the health…

Shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues
Souvenirs shopping

Shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues

Martigues

The shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues offers a range of varied products: traditional souvenirs, objects representative of local knowledge, unique stamped objects and a bookshop. Also available on the tourism information point Auchan Gallery.Possibility to order an item via our online…

Sainte Croix les pieds dans l'eau
Nautical leisure

Sainte Croix les pieds dans l'eau

Martigues

Rent of pedal boats and beach equipment (mats, umbrellas).Come sunbathe, rest under an umbrella in a sheltered perimeter or take a pedalo ride.Holy Cross feet in the water is partner of the nautical pass: remove your "Privilege Card Boat Offer" eligible for discounts on certain services or…

Le domaine des Terroirs
Shopping gourmand

Le domaine des Terroirs

Martigues

Delicatessen, wine cellar, spirits. Fresh and dry, salty and sweet products. Making of packed baskets. Tasting area. Table art...

Cinémathèque Gnidzaz Martigues
Cultural place

Cinémathèque Gnidzaz Martigues

Martigues

Martigues was already a chosen spot for film-makers in the 1910s. In 2007, Prosper Gnidzaz, a passionate cinema collector offered his collection to the city of 2,250 reels and 79 projectors, the oldest of which dates back to 1880. The City decided to create an exhibition space dedicated to the…

Atelier Regards: Master craftsman of art and fine art supplies
Craftsman

Atelier Regards: Master craftsman of art and fine art supplies

Martigues

A 140 square meter boutique opening onto a workshop where Nelly and Mélanie offer you their master craftsmanship know-how. At the entrance, fine art supplies, fancy papers ... and, at the back, the framing and restoration workshop. You can also do painting workshops, internships, discussions…

Where to eat

Campanile Hôtel Restaurant
Cuisine de Provence

Campanile Hôtel Restaurant

Martigues

Friendly atmosphere, open buffet, grill. located 3km from the city center and next to the Auchan shopping center. Indoor room capacity: 35 people Terrace: 15 people

Le Garage
Food guide restaurant

Le Garage

Martigues

Gourmet cuisine in an intimate setting and an original design. Two toques to the Gault-Millau guide. Michelin plate and good standing in the Michelin Guide .. Certified Table13 and MP2018. Fabien Morreale, a young chef with a long experience, will share with you his passion for fresh produce…

La Crêperie
Cuisine de Provence

La Crêperie

Martigues

Old stone building, vaulted door, warm and romantic setting, overlooking the pond of Berre. Total capacity of the establishment: 50 people on the terrace.

Le Gusto Caffé
Food guide restaurant

Le Gusto Caffé

Martigues

Italian restaurant: fresh and home-made product, grilled outside, garden and shady terrace overlooking the harbor. Homemade dishes prepared with fresh and seasonal products. Michelin single standard, Michelin plate, menu less than 20 euros Michelin. The Gusto Caffé is also a place to organize…

Pascal
Cuisine de Provence

Pascal

Martigues

This is one of Martigues' best-known addresses for both its central location (on Quai des Pêcheurs, right at the edge of Gallifet canal) and food, offering a genuine voyage of the tastebuds into the best of Provence. Specialities include grilled fish, bouillabaisse, fish stew, beef stew, tripes…

Inspirations

Provence's markets

Provence's markets

Terroir

A fertile region with many local products and specialities

The Pastis

The Pastis

Tradition

From the plate to the glass, Pastis is always prepared with taste…

Candied Fruit

Candied Fruit

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.

The MEDITERRANEAN SEA

The MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Lifestyle

When we talk about the South of France, what's the first thing we think of? The MEDITERRANEAN SEA! (and the sun of course – it's all part of the package).