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.

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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
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 2 days
    • Length 62km
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Between the Mediterranean Sea and the Berre pond, at the confines of the Nerthe massif, is located the Venise Provençale’s terroir.
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Bewteen 1 and 2 hours
    • Length 4km
    • Elevation 55m
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Combine several greenways in a circuit to enjoy the different landscapes of La Côte Bleue.

From the seaside, near the village of
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Voie verte
    • Less than 1 hour
    • Less than 1 hour
    • Length 3.30km
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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
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The border between the two districts, Martigues and Port de Bouc is marked by the Rivière de la Gafette which is the official border between
  • Location :
    • On the outskirts of town
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Bewteen 1 and 2 hours
    • Length 4km
    • Elevation 34m
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The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne - Carro are on a coastal ridge.

These sites, including ammunition bunkers,
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • Between 2 and 3 hours
    • Length 10.50km
    • Elevation 187m
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This 15 km-long family walking trail is a treasure trove of historical treasures.
Along the way, 42 educational signs recount the marine and
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 13km
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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
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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
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This is a rare and precious section of the coastline.

Almost intact, it is still largely unblemished by concrete! No swanky beaches, no
  • Location :
    • By the seaside
  • Type of itinerary :
    • In a personal vehicle
    • 1/2 day
    • Length 38km