Carro's beach

Leisure Water sports Beach / Bathing Area
  • Plage de Carro Martigues
  • Plage de Carro Martigues
Plage de Carro MartiguesPlage de Carro Martigues

Presentation

Sandy beach with a water access ramp for people with reduced mobility. Carro is a charming little fishing port still in operation near Martigues.
Its fish market attracts people from throughout the region and is a real treat for the eyes and the taste buds!

Situated just a stone's throw from the port, "Plage de Carro" is a fairly small shingle beach, just big enough to accommodate the families and surfers who come here to tackle the waves when the wind is blowing. Like much of the Côte Bleue coast, this is also an excellent diving spot: Carro is particularly renowned for the Baou Tailla quarry lying just under its waves, which experienced divers can explore by passing through a heart-stopping siphon.

The stones from the quarry now offer a perfect habitat for local fauna and it is not uncommon to come across an octopus, lobster or dalmatian discodoris – a charming little mollusc covered with brown spots, reminiscent of a dalmatian's coat.

The beach is monitored every day from June 29 to August 30, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Practical information
  • Parking :
    • Parking
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Beach
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Interior facilities :
    • Toilets
  • Services :
    • Supervised beach
  • Bathroom/toilets :
    • showers
  • Equipment :
    • Equipment

To know

Sanitary measures to be observed:
- 1m distance between each person
- Maximum group of 6 people
- 5m distance between each group

Tarifs

Free of charge.
Contact
Carro's beach
Avenue René Fouque
13500
Martigues
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Phone : 04 42 49 03 00
Phone : 04 42 06 08 82
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Plage de Carro
Avenue René Fouque
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.3311
Longitude : 5.03928

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Camper van service/reception area
Motorhome area reserved for motorhomes and vehicles with trailers. It is located in the port of Carro, facing the sea.
  • Environments :
    • Waterside
    • Village centre

All year long 2021

Every day

08:30 to 12:30

Wolves, tuna, sea bream, marbled, red mullet, turbos, fish for bouillabaisse ... Direct sale from ...
Water sports Leisure marina
Picturesque small port traditionally fishing on the Mediterranean coast. Discover the morning fish market.
Brasserie
Enjoy an idyllic view of the port of Carro and its beach. Close to the village of Carro and its promenade.
Traditional cooking Pizzeria
Restaurant in front of the beach of Carro with a terrace on the 1st floor sea view.

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Traditional cooking
Seasonal cuisine and traditional pizzas.