Kite Festival

  • Dates to be confirmed
Cultural Aerial sports Kite Festival
Place : Plage du Verdon
  • Festival de cerfs-volants
  • Festival de cerfs-volants
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Two days of celebration on the beach of Verdon!
You have an appointment with around fifty international kite flyers. A dozen countries will be represented.
Several regions of France will also be present.
They will offer free pilot demonstrations, large structures, traditional kites and give their advice to help the youngest in the practice of flight.

Introduction to pulling sail gongling, boomerang throwing, aeromodelling demonstration, wind garden, candy releases and sale of kites.

Kite-making workshops will be set up for children and adolescents on Saturday and Sunday, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. They take place on the esplanade of the aid station.

Weekly workshops (Monday 20 to Friday 24 April 2020): They are open to groups by reservation (and subject to availability). They are led by international artists who will offer young people and people with disabilities to make traditional kites or wind objects, to learn piloted kites or traction sailing.

The Kite Festival is organized by the Coup de Vent association, in partnership with the City of Martigues, the PACA Region, the Bouches-du-Rhône General Council, the Association for the Animation of Social Centers and Neighborhood houses and Radio Maritima.

Free parking.
Opening period (s)From Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 April 2022 between 10 am and 6 pm. Dates to be confirmed.
Practical information
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Waterside
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Open air
    • Not recommended in bad weather
  • Adapted offers :
    • Specially for children


Free entry.


Chemin de la Douane
La Couronne
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.332155
Longitude : 5.049891
By departmental road
Ville de Martigues
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Plage du Verdon
Chemin de la Douane
La Couronne