The great Côte Bleue trail

Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary
- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1


62 km long, the Great Trail of the Blue Coast is covered in 3 to 4 days of walking.
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 diversity of trails satisfies all types of walkers, from families to serious hikers.

Details of the loops:
• Ensues-la-Redonne
- Loop of the Fort of Niolon. Departure from Niolon station. 6km.
- Bourgailles Caucarieres loop. Departure from Bourgailles car park. 4km.
- Loop of the creeks. Departure from the Ensuès-la-Redonne station car park. 6.5km.

• Carry-le-Rouet
- Loop Between Sea and Hill. Departure from SNCF station. 12km.
- The Tour du Romaron loop. Departure from the Tourist Office. 8km.
- Le Vallon de Jaume loop via the Caves. Departure from the Tourist Office. 10km.
- La Calanque des Eaux Salées loop. Departure from Rouet beach. 4km.
- Notre Dame du Rouet loop via the plain. Departure from Rouet beach. 12.4km.

• Sausset-les-Pins
- Loop Sea and Hill Valestéloué. Departure from the Tourist Office. 6.5km.
- Loop of the Grand Vallat Littoral. Departure from the Tourist Office. 5km.
- Sea and Valapoux pine forest loop. Departure from the Tourist Office. 10.5km.
- Roselière Botanical Trail Loop. Departure RD49 towards La
Couronne, car park of the reed bed. 2.3km.

• Martigues
- Large Cap Couronne loop. Departure from La Couronne station. 24km.
- Botanical loop of the Carro plain. Departure from the Arnettes car park. 4km.
- Boumandariel local loop. Departure from the Boumandariel car park. 5.5km.
- La Couronne stone quarry loop. Departure from the Ragues car park. 12km.
- Loop of military remains. Departure from the Cavalas path. 10km.
Opening period (s)All year round.

Subject to favorable weather.
Practical information
  • Route :
    • Signposted route
    • Distance (km) : 62
  • Parking :
    • Free car park
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level black - very hard
    • For experts / practiced
  • Natures field :
    • Rock
    • Clay
  • Environments :
    • Beach within 300 m
    • Coastline
    • Village centre
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