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

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Where to stay

La Tartane
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La Tartane

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New Hôtel Saint Roch

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Between the sea, the lake and the countryside, close to the major routes and Marseille Provence airport, the New Saint Roch, a 3-star hotel, offers calm and conviviality. Enjoy its 57 comfortable rooms and suites spread over 3 levels and served by an elevator. Nestled in the heart of the pine…

Kyriad Martigues
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Kyriad Martigues

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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…

Hotel Première Classe
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Hotel Première Classe

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Côté Jardin
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Côté Jardin

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Villa Williams
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Villa Williams

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La Villa Martégale
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La Villa Martégale

Martigues

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Résidence La Venise
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Résidence La Venise

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200 m from the city center of Martigues, on the edge of the pond canal with unobstructed view, apartment completely renovated and new in 2019.

Le Grand Canal
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This hotel with a Spanish-inspired façade, wrought-iron gate and two stone lion sculptures welcomes guests for business or pleasure. It has 9 studio flats and 8 bedrooms. Located just a few minutes walk from the town centre of Jonquières and with easy access to major routes to Marseille-Arles…

Things to do

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Pub Evan's
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Large selection of draught beers. Football and rugby matches are televised. Concerts and theme nights.

Kibo Terre Création Galerie
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La Crêperie
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Inspirations

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