Martigues - Landscape
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 beach, just big enough to accommodate the families and surfers who come here to tackle the waves when the wind is blowing. Like much of the Côte Bleue coast, this is also an excellent diving spot: Carro is particularly renowned for the Baou Tailla quarry lying just under its waves, which experienced divers can explore by passing through a heart-stopping siphon.
The stones from the quarry now offer a perfect habitat for local fauna and it is not uncommon to come across an octopus, lobster or dalmatian discodoris – a charming little mollusc covered with brown spots, reminiscent of a dalmatian's coat.
The beach is monitored every day from June 29 to August 30, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Avenue René Fouque
- 04 42 49 03 00
Where to stay
Situated on 5.5 hectares of grounds: 151 mobile homes (1 with disabled access) and 52 tent and motorhome pitches. Telephone lines open: July and August from 8am to 8pm, March and October from 9am to middy and 2pm to 6pm, April-May-June-September from 9am to midday and 2pm to 7pm. Pets are…
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.
Upstairs with a shaded terrace with garden furniture, this cottage offers a living room and kitchen (dishwasher, oven, microwave, stove, washing machine), flat screen TV. 2 bedrooms, 1 double bed (140x190) and 2 bunk beds (90x190) overlooking the garden of the popriétaires at the back of the…
Campsite closed following the Côte Bleue fire - August 04, 2020. The campsite staff can be reached at the same phone number and also by email. Bungalows and mobile homes for hire for 2 to 6 people with terraces and car park. Outdoor pool Mobile homes and motorhomes can use pitches from…
4* campsite in a pine forest just 300 metres from beaches and inlets. The campsite has 80 mobile homes (2 with disabled access) and pitches for motorhomes and tents. Enjoy the refreshing swimming pool with paddling pool and a stunning view over the open sea. This is the south! Discover the…
La Restanque Côte Bleue - N° 160101
Beautiful villa located on the heights of the village of Sausset-les-Pins, on a hill facing the sea (200m). 3 beds & breakfasts : Cigale bedroom with 1 bed 2 people 140x190cm, shower room / WC. Provencal atmosphere. Camargue bedroom with 1 bed 2 people 140x190cm, shower room / WC. Coquelicot…
Things to do
Le petit musée de Carro
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…
Plage Rives d'Or
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"…
Bonnieu Naturist Beach
I am not a naturist but I would like to try: via the invitation of a person who is a member of the MNS association, you can try naturism 2 times maximum at the rate of 5 euros per day and per person (a receipt will be issued to you ). Bonnieu naturist beach is located near Martigues. Modest…
"Plage des Laurons" is attended by a lifeguard until 8 p.m. in summer and is also fitted out with showers, toilets and a children's play area. A free car park is available nearby and the bathing area is marked out with buoys in summer to protect bathers from boats exiting from the little port.…
Beach at La Saulce
Standing just above the creek, Chapelle de Sainte Croix appears to be standing guard over the bathers. Built in memory of Saint Mary Magdalene who is said to have moored on these shores with the first Christians chased from Palestine, this little chapel harbours a genuine fragment of the Christ's…
Beach of the Verdon
Supervised Beach, sanitary facilities, bars and restaurants nearby.The little more of the beach of Verdon, it is the pedalos that allow water rides to admire the scenery from the sea.Bathing aid for people with disabilities: -The tiralo is not a boat but a bathing aidused with a companion. It…
Where to eat
Les terrasses de l'Arquet (restaurant du camping L'Arquet-Côte bleue)
Provencal cuisine, pizzeria and ice cream. A breathtaking view overlooking the beach of St. Croix and the horizon offered by the Mediterranean Sea. Capacity: 100 seats inside / 140 seats on the terrace. The restaurant and multipurpose room are open to everyone, not just the residents of the…