Miroir aux oiseaux and St Sébastien canal
Martigues - Site
The area including the Canal St Sébastien, the Miroir aux Oiseaux and the Quai Brescon was listed in 1942.
This strip of sea straddled by the Pont Saint Sébastien and the line of colourful fishermen's houses with random heights has fascinated numerous painters since the end of the 19th century including Delacroix, Corot, Loubon, Ziem and Dufy.
Information provided by OT Martigues
Miroir aux oiseaux et canal St Sébastien
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Where to stay
Individual villa, spacious, bright plain foot in quiet neighborhood, it boasts a large terrace with garden furniture, plancha, deported parasol. It offers 3 bedrooms including an air-conditioned, air-conditioned living room, equipped kitchen, Italian-style shower room. Non-smoking holidaymakers,…
New Hôtel Saint Roch
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…
Hotel Première Classe
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…
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…
La Villa Martégale
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…
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…
Cigale de mer et soleil
Ground floor, independent bedroom with double or single bed. Living room with convertible sofa and kichinette, bathroom, south facing terrace in a landscaped residence, shaded garden. Possibility to rent monthly (see with the owner). All charges included except the tourist tax.
Things to do
Multiplexe the Palace
The cinema of 11 rooms and 2095 armchairs offers you the latest films, broadcasts of live operas of the Metropolitan Opera of New York, ballets live of the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow and the live theatre of the French comedy. The Palace also organises themed evenings, punctual events, room…
Galerie de l'Histoire de Martigues
Open to the public from May 20, 2020, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Opening conditions: gauge limited to 4 people on a simultaneous visit while respecting the safety distances, workshops and restricted guided tours. Embark for a unique voyage in the Galerie de…
Jean Renoir cinema
Programming of art films and essays and research. Avant premieres, evenings in the presence of filmmakers, film professionals, evening in partnership with associations and cultural structures. Young audience programming (3 years). Specific sessions leisure centres, social Center. Training of…
Sale of more than 15 varieties of coffee and more than 50 the, the lounge, restaurant, bar, sales of artisanal products, coffee makers, teapot, thes of quality. Covered and heated terrace with view of Place Gérard Tenque and Rue Lamartine. The establishment is a franchise.
Grand Parc de Figuerolles
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…
Parcours archéologique sur les pas de César
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…
Fruits and vegetables Zavattoni
Sale of seasonal fruits and vegetables on the farm Wednesday and Saturday afternoons (3.30 p.m. - 7 p.m. in summer and 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in winter). Sale on the Martigues - Jonquières market on Thursday and Sunday morning. Sale of baskets at Martigues-Lavéra station on Tuesday. The…
Where to eat
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…
Le Gusto Caffé
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…
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…
It was born in the mid-Nineties but originates from the city's infamous reputation since the early 20th century.
'Savon de Marseille', how to tell the real from the fake
Celebrated at Candlemas, this traditional Provencal biscuit is also a popular sweet treat all year round
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.