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 12km 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 38 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 7 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
    • 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
This is a rare and precious section of the coastline. Almost intact, it is still largely unblemished by concrete! No swanky beaches, no trendy ...
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • In a personal vehicle
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 38km
MARTIGUES
This 15 km-long family walking trail is a treasure trove of historical treasures. Along the way, 42 educational signs recount the marine and inland ...
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 13km
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
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
Walking trail for exploring the farming activity in the Grand Parc de Figuerolles. Circular route along Étang de Berre. In detail : Na...
  • Location :
    • At the lake or water
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Between 2 and 3 hours
    • Length 6km
    • Elevation 125m
MARTIGUES
The Cap Couronne circular route, 24 km 500 metres in length, covers the southern coastal of the Martigues commune. It is ideal for discovering the ...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1 day
    • Length 25km
    • Elevation 548m
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. Th...
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 19km
    • Elevation 359m