Hiking

It takes 3 to 4 days to cover the 62 km walking trail, Grand Sentier de la Côte Bleue. The trail includes 17 internal circular itineraries from 2 to 12 km with different gradients. Most of the itineraries are accessible from railway stations:  Niolon, Ensuès le Redonne, Carry le Rouet, Sausset les Pins and La Couronne.

The 90 km walking trail, Sentier Entre Mer et Etang, overlooks the Mediterranean surrounded by hills and the banks of Étang de Berre, on the outskirts of the Camargue. It links three communes: Martigues, Port de Bouc and St Mitre les Remparts. The trail includes 8 internal circular walks from 4 to 14 km with different gradients.

The diversity of trails satisfies all types of walkers, from families to serious hikers.

MARTIGUES
Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Berre pond, at the confines of the Nerthe massif, is located the Venise Provençale’s terroir. The ...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Between 2 and 3 hours
    • Length 11km
    • Elevation 187m
MARTIGUES
The Plaine de Carro is an important site for its flora, largely due to original substratum with deposits of Miocene molasse and Burdigalian ...
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Bewteen 1 and 2 hours
    • Length 4km
    • Elevation 45m
MARTIGUES
Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Berre pond, at the confines of the Nerthe massif, is located the Venise Provençale’s terroir. Th...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 19km
    • Elevation 359m
MARTIGUES
A relaxing path along the coast Situated on the coastline between Carro and Les Laurons, this 1.5km trail is 3 m wide, ideal for cyclists, walkers, ...
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • By bike
    • Less than 1 hour
    • Less than 1 hour
    • Length 1.5km
MARTIGUES
The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne - Carro are on a coastal ridge. These sites, including ammunition bunkers, tobrouk bunkers, ...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Between 2 and 3 hours
    • Length 10.50km
    • Elevation 187m
MARTIGUES
The first noticeable sights from the banks of the Berre lagoon are the Berre and Mède refineries on either side, but between the two you catch ...
  • Location :
    • In town
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Bewteen 1 and 2 hours
    • Length 7km
    • Elevation 161m
MARTIGUES
Technical description: Visit the La Couronne dimension-stone quarries, 3 inland and 5 on the coast, on an 11 km itinerary. Learn about how quarrymen ...
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 12km
    • Elevation 176m
MARTIGUES
Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Berre pond, at the confines of the Nerthe massif, is located the Venise Provençale’s terroir. The ...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Bewteen 1 and 2 hours
    • Length 4km
    • Elevation 55m
MARTIGUES
The local Boumandariel circular route, 5 km 500 metres in length, covers the southern coastal section of the Martigues commune. It is ideal for ...
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Between 2 and 3 hours
    • Length 6km
    • Elevation 108m
MARTIGUES
The 38 km walking trail, Sentier Entre Mer et Etang, overlooks the Mediterranean surrounded by hills and the banks of Étang de Berre, on the ...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
    • By the seaside
    • At the lake or water
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1 day
    • Length 36.59km