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.
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Miroir aux oiseaux et canal St Sébastien
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Where to stay
Côté Notre Dame des Marins
Spacious apartment, bright, quiet, it has a large terrace of 35 m2 with a clear view of Martigues. Modern and contemporary layout, it is very pleasant to live. 5 minutes walk from the city center and 10 minutes drive from the Blue Coast. Located 1.4 km from a beach on the Etang de Berre
In a quiet neighborhood in the hills of Martigues, close to all amenities, charming gite for 2 people on the ground floor, opening onto a private terrace and garden ( restanque ) closed (25 m² + 25 m²), with garden furniture. Parking outside. Comfortable living room with TV (flat screen) and…
The 3-star Hotel Kyriad Martigues is ideal for your tourist or business trips. It has 40 air-conditioned rooms, hairdryer, flat screen TV with TNT and foreign channels, courtesy tray with kettle, Free WIFI and secure parking closed at night, for cars and buses. In summer, you can have breakfast…
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…
Ibis Martigues centre
In the heart of the city opposite the Martigues-Ferrières harbour, the Ibis Martigues is ideally situated for discovering Provence. 15 minutes from Martigues beaches and 30 minutes from Marignane airport. The rooms have a lovely view of the city. All 83 rooms are air conditioned. Rooms…
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…
Things to do
Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine
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…
Hotmer Surf Shop - Martigues
Rental and sale of windsurfing, windsurfs, kayaks and stand up paddleboard, sale and repair of nautical equipment. Sale of surfwear and sunglasses .Hotmer is a partner of the nautical pass: remove your nautical offer privilege card which entitles you to discounts on certain services or…
The Musée Ziem was founded in 1908 thanks to donations by several artists including Félix Ziem. The collection is alternated regularly to ensure the public has access to all the works (ground and first floor). The second floor is dedicated to a permanent collection. Works by Ziem, very popular…
Indian forest Figuerolles (forest acrobatic Park)
From trees to trees, discover 7 acrobatic courses in height in a splendid setting on the Domaine de Figuerolles in Martigues. Preferential price of less 2 euros/person in pre-sale at the Tourist Office of Martigues.Discovering this place, it is a new nature taste that you will discover. This…
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…
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Where to eat
The gourmet nugget of Martigues. Offering a light and contemporary decor, this gastronomic restaurant is parked in a former garage and driven by the steady hand of 28 year old chef Fabien Morréale, ex Chibois, Banzo and Sourrieu. As far as the menu goes, this young genius has gone into…
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…
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…
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