Cévennes Escapade

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Place : Office de Tourisme et des Loisirs de Martigues
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  • Restaurant Lou Raïol
  • Restaurant Lou Raïol
  • Départ devant l'Office de Tourisme
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Office de Tourisme et des Loisirs de Martigues
Rond-point de l'Hôtel de Ville
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Our escapade will take you to the Cévennes to discover chestnuts. A 100% natural day out, where you can pick and taste this autumn fruit and enjoy lunch in a gourmet restaurant.
Book in advance at the Martigues Tourist Office.
- 7.30am: Departure from in front of the Martigues Tourist Office, heading for the Cévennes.
Chestnut picking at Col de la Barraque (around 9.30am).

- 12:30: Arrival at the Lou Raiol restaurant.
Gourmet restaurant located at 700m altitude, on the Col de Pendedis, in the heart of the Cévennes (Saint Germain de Calberte).
On the menu: Cévennes charcuterie, raw vegetables, trout meunière, coq au vin, vegetables, Cévennes cheese, glass of ice cream, coffee. Wine by the jug (red, rosé and white).
On-site sale of Cévennes products.

- 3:00 pm: Cévennes relaxation. Dance entertainment.

- 4.00 pm: Chestnut roast with white wine.

- 19.00: Return to the Tourist Office.
Visit not accessible to people with reduced mobility
Opening period (s)Wednesday 25 October 2023 between 7.30 am and 7 pm.
Practical information
  • Services :
    • 50 people max per group
  • Accessible tourism :
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair


Adult: 61 €, Child (3-12 years): 41 €.

Free entry for children < 2 years.

The price includes :
Coach transport
Lunch at the Lou Raiol restaurant
Dance entertainment
The presence of a guide for the day

The price does not include :
Personal expenses
Drinks not mentioned on the menu

Cancellation policy: if a customer is unable to attend the tour, it will not be refunded or exchanged. Only the cancellation of the tour by the Martigues Tourist Office due to insufficient numbers of participants or other reasons may lead to a refund or postponement. No refunds will be given to latecomers.

Please note that some roads are rough.
  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cash


Rond-point de l'Hôtel de Ville
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.405875
Longitude : 5.047511
- 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.
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