Plage de Carro
Martigues - Beach
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 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.
- Accessible for disabled
- Public car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Plage de Carro
Where to stay
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. The dreamy south delights the senses…
Un appart comme chez soi
2 room apartment of 45 m2, located on the 1st floor of a building (10 steps). Composed of an equipped US kitchen, living room, bathroom, independent toilet, a room. All comfort: air conditioning, electric shutters, refrigerator + frizzer, dishwasher, washing machine, steam generator, food…
3 star campsite ideally located on the Côte Bleue between Martigues and Sausset-les-Pins. Discover the charms of the Mediterranean, its creeks and nautical activities in a calm and family atmosphere, for holidays cradled by the song of the cicadas. 45 tourist pitches: 25 chalets, 10 mobile…
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…
The peaceful, family-friendly campsite faces the sea and rocky inlets in the heart of an untouched natural landscape. Private access to the sandy beach just 400 metres away and the typical little Port de Tamaris 200 metres away. Bar-Restaurant-Pizzeria with activities and entertainment for…
Things to do
Plage de Naturiste de Bonnieu
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…
Plage de 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"…
Le petit musée de Carro
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,…
Plage des Laurons
"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…
Plage du 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,…
Saint Croix Beach
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…
Where to eat
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…
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
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…
The sun's rays are warming you through the pine trees, but you will not know if the summer is here until you hear THE CICADAS!
Olive oil, olive soap and olives with herbs… A fruit you can't do without!
The history of cinema in Provence dates back many years. And similarly to the region's artistic hall of fame, it was inspired by light...
As you may know, the very first moving picture was screened by the Lumière brothers ('Lumière' meaning 'light') on September 21st, 1895 in La Ciotat.
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