The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne

Sport Pedestrian sports Hiking itinerary
  • Boucle des vestiges militaires
  • Boucle des vestiges militaires
  • Boucle des vestiges militaires
  • Boucle des vestiges militaires
  • Boucle des vestiges militaires
  • Boucle des vestiges militaires
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Presentation

During this hike, you will discover several bunkers with multiple uses, at the same time ammunition depot, observation post or location of artillery pieces and several casemates.
The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne - Carro are on a coastal ridge.

These sites, including ammunition bunkers, tobrouk bunkers, platforms, trenches and shooting posts, developed by the German army in 1943 and 1944, have more or less strategic positions. Walkers visiting the sites can also enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean and over the hills of this protected area.
Accessible for disabled
Opening period (s)All year round.

Subject to favorable weather.
Practical information
  • Route :
    • Route
    • Distance (km) : 10.5
    • Daily duration (minutes) : 180
    • Route : 187
  • Parking :
    • Free car park
  • Environments :
    • Coastline
    • In the country
  • Visits :
    • you can visit it
    • Average group visit length (minutes) : 240
  • Levels of sporting experience :
    • Level bue - Medium
  • Natures field :
    • Rock
    • Stone
    • Clay
    • Not suitable for strollers
    • Groomed trail
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Environments :
    • Sea view
    • Close to GR footpath
  • Individual tour services :
    • Unguided individual tours available permanently

Tarifs

Free of charge.
Contact
The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne
Chemin des cavalas
13500
Martigues
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Phone : 04 42 42 31 10
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Boucle des vestiges militaires
Chemin des cavalas
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.355912
Longitude : 5.03235
Access condition: Between June 1 and September 30, access to forest areas is regulated by prefectural decree and may be by municipal decree, for your safety and the preservation of sensitive sites. Before following your “stroll desires”, call 0811 20 13 13. Each day, you will be able to find out if the site where you want to walk is free access all day, open only in the morning, or completely closed. Depending on the weather conditions, the “forest fire” danger level (orange-red-black) is known no later than 6 pm for the next day.

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