Natural heritage

The Cote Bleue has a limestone and indented coastline that stretches over some thirty kilometres between Martigues and Marseille.
    • Carry-le-Rouet
This lagoon covers 15,500 hectares, and its 75 km shoreline is quite charming. Surrounded by low limestone hills, it receives fresh water from the ...
    • Berre-l'Étang
The hills of Cadéraou and Figuerolles are a forest area of 426 hectares, located towards Saint Miter. It constitutes a pleasant walk made of paths ...
    • Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts
Also known as the Massif des Etangs, the state-owned forest of Castillon is located south of the Bouches-du-Rhone, between the Etang de Berre and the ...
    • Port-de-Bouc
The Etang de Bolmon, separated from the Etang de Berre by the Dune du Jaï, is a vast lagoon bordered on the south by the Paluns de Marignane marsh.
    • Châteauneuf-les-Martigues
Water sports Beach / Bathing Area
    • Carry-le-Rouet
Water sports Beach / Bathing Area
Beach labeled Blue Flag! Pleasant, with sand and lawn, over 600 meters long. The bathing area is moved to the entrance to the Jaï with development ...
    • Marignane
"La Côte bleue", near Marseille, is a splendid sea where the blue of the water collides with the green of the pines clinging to the rocks.
    • Carry-le-Rouet