Martigues illuminée

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Place : Office de Tourisme et des Loisirs de Martigues
  • Martigues illuminée - de la chapelle vers le moulin
  • Martigues illuminée - le moulin de nuit
  • Martigues illuminée - site archéologique de Tholon
  • Martigues illuminée - vin chaud
Martigues illuminée - de la chapelle vers le moulinMartigues illuminée - le moulin de nuitMartigues illuminée - site archéologique de TholonMartigues illuminée - vin chaud
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Office de Tourisme et des Loisirs de Martigues
Quai des Anglais
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Martigues is beautiful at night... our urban walk takes you to discover the illuminations of the town centre and from the chapel
Notre-Dame-des-Marins chapel on the heights to discover an exceptional panorama.
The associations Randonnée et Ski de Découverte (RSD) and Sport - Loisir - Nature (SLN) invite you to the party!

The fairytale atmosphere of the end of the year settles over the Venice of Provence.
When the town is highlighted by the magic of the Christmas lights, there's definitely something to marvel at. An unforgettable night-time experience!

Meet in front of the Tourist Office at 3.15pm.
3.30pm: For our walkers, it's time to set off in the direction of the bridges, quays and squares of the city centre.

After crossing the La Rode garden on the banks of the lake, you'll begin the climb towards the mill and the Notre-Dame-des-Marins chapel.
At the end of the walk (at around 6.30pm), we'll treat our happy participants to a warm and comforting drink.
Distance: 9 kms. Medium difficulty.

Registration required at the Tourist Office from mid-November 2024. Or online on our website (ticketing tab) from the same date.
Registration required:
- At the Tourist Office and Congresses: Rond-point de l'Hôtel de Ville,
- Online at

Bring good walking shoes (no city shoes or heels), warm and comfortable clothing, water and a torch or headlamp.

Not recommended for children under 7 years old. Prams are strongly discouraged. The walk is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Opening period (s)Saturday 14 December 2024 at 3.30 pm.
Meeting at 3.15 pm.
Practical information
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Open air
    • Night-time outings
  • Adapted offers :
    • Children


Full price: 5 €, Child (7-17 years): 3 €.

Free entry for children < 7 years.
  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cash


Quai des Anglais
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.404698
Longitude : 5.054817
- By bike: bicycle parking is provided in front of the tourist office.
- By Bus: the Ulysse local bus service and the Cartreize departmental bus service stop in front of the police station and the town hall, 250 m from the tourist office.
- By boat: the landing stage for the free maritime shuttle which links the three districts of the city is 200 m behind the town hall.
- By train: the two railway stations (TER Marseille Miramas, almost 20 trains every day) in the Croix Sainte and Lavéra districts are accessible via the local bus system.