Green breakwater Theatre

Historic site and monument
  • Théâtre de verdure
  • Théâtre de verdure
  • Théâtre de verdure
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Emblematic place in the heart of the historic center, the Green Theatre is dedicated to the promenade, it is the new place of reception of the demonstrations of the city of Martigues.
Green lung in the heart of the city center, it completes, next to the beach of Ferrières, the development of the trail of the pond of Berre.This wooded garden, with an area of about 10 000 square meters of which 1 300 square meters of landscaped bleachers can accommodate 300 people seated and its configuration allows a attendance of about a thousand people.

A vegetal palette composes the garden, offering a new quality place with a view of the entire pond.More than 70 trees of high stems (2 to 5 m high) surround the theatre of greenery: pine umbrella, ash, poplar but also Grevillea, eucalyptus, camphor. 27 different types of Mediterranean and exotic species compose a varied and harmonious ensemble.

This landscaping is a vegetable filter, at the back of the bleachers to house the Mistral and shade in summer.The seating of the bleachers planned for the reception of the public has the appearance of wood and will be made of composite material from recycled plastic materials.

The essences and type of grass installed at the level of the bleachers are chosen for their resistance to the climate. The drip irrigation system for trees and sprinkling on grassed areas is both efficient and economical.
  • categories :
    • Town of Art & History
General information
  • Parking :
    • Parking nearby
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Pedestrian area
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
  • Style :
    • Modern
  • Period :
    • 21st C
Services, Tours, Activities and entertainment
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Lakeside or by stretch of water
    • Beach within 300 m
    • Pier within 500 m
    • Close to GR footpath
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Amphitheatre
    • Square
Green breakwater Theatre
Place des Aires
Pointe brise-lames
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Théâtre de verdure de Brise-Lames
Place des Aires
Pointe brise-lames
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.406894
Longitude : 5.058864
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