Sites and Monuments

Various patrimony
The beautiful neoclassical façade is decorated with a curious carefully made high-relief. It is designed like a Versailles trophy with the ...
Various patrimony Reference Library
Built on concrete stilts dug into the spongy subsoil, the multimedia library was designed by Emile Pamart. It has original architectural features ...
Various patrimony
The stele was installed in commemoration of the inventor of the seaplane who accomplished his first flight over the Étang de Berre on 28 March ...
Place - course
Beautiful mansions The former community house  17-century upright fountain renovated in 1997, once on the main square of the Jonquières d...
Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, it is a rare example of medieval civil architecture in Provence with a Roman façade and gemelled arched ...
The khachkar is a stone stele with a large carved cross. A hybrid work of art between sculpture and architecture, it is an Armenian creation. Standing...
Place - course
The Pointe de l’Île is an artificial peninsula built between 2009 and 2010. It is 130 m long and 30 m wide. The architect of this project ...
This sculpture of a bronze bust on a pedestal is a homage to Etienne Richaud (1841-1889) provided by public funds. Etienne Richaud, son and grandson ...
Administrative Building
  The building of 12,000 m2 stands proudly on the banks of the Chenal de Caronte. The Martigues town hall - both a public service building ...
This 80 m2 painting by the famous artist Guillaume Bottazzi is in the heart of the historical district.  The French artist has created over 40 ...
Fortified castle
In the city of Martigues, the Fort de Bouc stands on pink limestone walls at the mouth of the Chenal de Caronte. The fort has guarded the passage ...
Port Historic District
The area including the Canal St Sébastien, the Miroir aux Oiseaux and the Quai Brescon was listed in 1942. This strip of sea straddled by ...
The “Maison à chapeau de gendarme” was built in the 18th century. It is recognisable for its the folded fretted gable and wrought-iron...
The impressive Baroque mansion, completed in 1678, stands in the heart of the city. Built on the edge of an island of houses, once marshland ...