Le petit musée de Carro
Martigues - Cultural place
Two villages in one.
La Couronne has the town hall and church and Carro has the port. The beach - stretching between the two - attracts swimmers.
Past activities included stone-masonry, fishing, farming and breeding sheep.
The simple daily life of our ancestors, fishermen, stone-masons, peasants and shepherds.
We have tried to reproduce this more or less distant past for you. Research revealed objects and documents which recount the history of our villages which, after all, have very strong ties.
Individuals: free visit, no booking required.
- Public car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Le petit musée de Carro
Cercle St Pierre des pêcheurs (1er étage)
15 place Joseph Fasciola
- 06 78 89 85 45
Where to stay
Camping-cars Park La Source, Martigues-La Couronne
9 locations, a few meters from the beaches of Saulce and Ste-Croix. Service area, emptying, supply of water, electricity. Timestamp access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Payment by credit card only. Rates: 24h, 12 euros / 5h + services: 5 euros. Tourist tax: 0.61 euros.
L'Hippocampe, les Chalets de la mer
In the picturesque fishing village Carro on the Côte Bleue, L'Hippocampe - Les Chalets de la Mer 4* holiday park has 14 rooms and 52 chalets (8 with disabled access), all fully equipped and air-conditioned in grounds reserved for pedestrians. Just 400 metres from the beach, the site has a…
La Côte Bleue
Facing the beach of the village of Carro on the Côte Bleue (blue coast), former cottage renovated with its private terrace of 15m² (garden furniture and built barbecue). In the heart of the village, the gite is facing the public parking, at the beach, face to the harbour with the fish market,…
Residence Goélia Cap blue
Just 200 metres from the sea and the pretty little fishing port of Carro, the 3* Goélia Cap Bleu aparthotel welcomes you in comfortable twinned villas for between 6 and 10 people and apartments for up to 4 people, all equipped with air conditioning. Facilities include a heated outdoor pool and…
Things to do
Beach of the Verdon
Sandy Beach.The beach of the Verdon is a beautiful beach of 300m, made of sand and therefore very popular with the inhabitants of Martigues.Protected by a large Cove that shelters it from the wind, it has all the necessary facilities for the family to come. Supervised Beach, sanitary facilities,…
Sandy beach of 100 m on 40 m. It is crossed by the coastal path, which includes didactic panels (geology, Chapel of the Holy Cross). Accommodation and restaurants nearby. The beach is supervised the first 2 w-ends of June from 11am to 7pm, then every day from June 15 to September 1, 2019, from…
Beach at La Saulce
"Plage de la Saulce" is situated at the end of the "Sentier du Littoral" signposted footpath which runs all the way along the pretty Côte Bleue coast. This charming beach of golden sand is attended by a lifeguard in summer and fully fitted out with toilets, showers, bars and restaurants...…
Plage Rives d'Or
Sausset les Pins
Plage des Rives d’Or Sausset-les-Pins – a small resort on the Côte Bleue coast -, is part of the "Marine Park": a protected area where fishing and underwater hunting are prohibited. Diving and snorkelling fans will simply adore exploring the crystal-clear waters of "Plage des Rives d’Or"…
"Plage des Laurons" in Martigues is a pocket-sized beach set next to the port of the same name. Combining shingle and grass, it is situated along the "Sentier du Littoral" coastal footpath and is easily accessible to all. "Plage des Laurons" is attended by a lifeguard until 8 p.m. in summer and…
Bonnieu Naturist Beach
The "Plage Naturiste de Bonnieu" is located adjacent to Martigues. And as its name implies, birthday suits only are allowed here! Bathers must be members of the "Fédération Française de Naturisme" or register with the Martigues naturist society. To reach the beach, follow directions to Carro…
Carro is a charming little fishing port, still in operation, located just near Martigues. Its fish market attracts people from throughout the region and is a real treat for the eyes and the taste buds! Situated just a stone's throw from the port, "Plage de Carro" is a fairly small shingle…
Water Sports 13, nautical base
Water sports 13 is a seasonal nautical base located at La Couronne on the Blue Coast, close to the port of Tamaris, near Marseille and Carry-le-Rouet. Nautical pass partner: remove your nautical offer privilege card which entitles you to discounts on certain services or activities. It is…
Where to eat
The restaurant Lola Palooza, glacier and creperie will reveal you the charms of the beach of the Verdon, feet in the water, in the shade of the palms. You can discover the Provençal flavors of the Côte Bleue. Pop-rock and salsa party every Wednesday from June to September Total capacity of the…
Located just 100 meters from the beach, the restaurant Les Ombrelles enjoys an idyllic setting. The breathtaking view of the Mediterranean, the song of cicadas, the shaded terrace, the radiant sun make it an exceptional place. Total capacity of the establishment of 80 seats: 40 indoors and 40 on…
Restaurant - bar - brasserie located a few meters from the beach of Sainte Croix. On Fridays and Saturdays, SOURCE turns into before. Come to ignite the dance floor. Total capacity of the establishment: 270 people - Indoor room: 90 people - Terrace: 180 people
On the blue coast, the restaurant offers a map of shellfish and a bouillabaisse for minimum 2 people, to order 24 hours in advance. Also a traditional cuisine. Total capacity of the establishment: 56 people Two interior rooms. One with a capacity of 40 people, the second with a capacity of 16…
According to Marcel Pagnol, "if we only judged things by appearances, nobody would ever have wanted to eat a sea urchin"