Guided tour of Fort de Bouc

Entertainment/recreation Guided tour Historic
Place : Quai d'honneur de l'Hôtel de Ville
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  • Visite commentée du Fort de Bouc
  • Visite commentée du Fort de Bouc
  • Visite commentée du Fort de Bouc
  • Visite commentée du Fort de Bouc
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Presentation

On the territory of the Municipality of Martigues, the Fort de Bouc rises its walls of pink limestone at the mouth of the Caronte channel.
Since the Middle Ages, it has kept this passage between the Gulf of Fos and the Etang de Berre, halfway between Marseille and the Rhône.
Through its strategic position for maritime trade and control of the region, Fort de Bouc has always had a dual function, both defensive work and flagship.
It has been listed as a historical monument since January 6, 1930.

Ticket office available from the Martigues Tourist Office.

Useful information :
- Health pass and mask required.
- Bring a hat and sunscreen.
- Children are allowed from 10 years old.
- All passengers must be registered. No refund will be granted to the late client.
- For your convenience, we advise you to arrive approximately 15 minutes before the start of the visit.

In 1993, the City of Martigues undertook to safeguard and rehabilitate the Fort de Bouc. After restoration work and for the first time in its millennial history, in 2007 Fort de Bouc opened to the public, offering visitors a real journey through time.
The fort of Bouc is geographically enclosed in the installations of the oil port of Lavéra.
As a result, its attendance and use are subject to various specific constraints.
Opening period (s)From 18/07 to 28/08/2022, every Saturday between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm. Dates to be confirmed.
Practical information
  • Services :
    • 44 people max per group
    • 10 yrs old min
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Close to pleasure port
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Open air
    • Not recommended in bad weather

To know

You agree to respect the health measures put in place by the Tourist Office and MSM: health pass required, wearing a mask is compulsory for all passengers aged 11 and over for the duration of the excursion.
Hydro-alcoholic gel will be made available to passengers at the boarding gate.

Tarifs

Adult: 13 €, Child (10-11 years): 11 €.
  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cash

Map

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Avenue Louis Sammut
Derrière l'hôtel de ville
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.405191
Longitude : 5.049909
Contact
Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Martigues
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Phone : 04 42 42 31 10
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Place
Quai d'honneur de l'Hôtel de Ville
Avenue Louis Sammut
Derrière l'hôtel de ville
13500
Martigues
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
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