What to visit in the villages of La Couronne and Carro ?

Take advantage of your stay in Martigues to stop off in the villages located on the coast of La Côte Bleue. On the Martigues side, you can enjoy Carro and La Couronne, closely linked by their past history. Maritime lighthouse, traces of stone quarrymen, fishing museum...Walk the streets of our villages and discover the history of Martigues.
Historic site and monument
Located at the extreme south-west of La Nerthe peninsula, the shelly limestone quarries (tender pink rock) in La Couronne are well known for having ...
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Ruins and remains
    • Archeological site
Historic site and monument
Built in the 17th century. Just in front of it remains a ruin, that of the old chapel from the 12th century.
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Chapel
Built in 1669 in the village of quarrymen, At the corner of the bell tower, the artisans have engraved their signatures. Inside: the showcase of ...
  • Religious patrimony :
    • Church
The exhibition is based on a collection of photographs and numerous everyday objects related to the trades of stone, earth and sea from antiquity to ...
Historic site and monument
The lighthouse stands at the south of La Couronne village, at the eastern entrance of Golfe de Fos.
  • Art collection :
    • Engineering structure
    • Headlight