The path between sea and ponds

- Departure/Arrival
- Point of interest
Circuit n° 1
Itinerary information
  • Length :
    • More than 25 km


The 38 km walking trail, Sentier Entre Mer et Etang, overlooks the Mediterranean surrounded by hills and the banks of Étang de Berre, on the outskirts of the Camargue. It links three communes: Martigues, Port de Bouc and St Mitre les Remparts.

The trail includes 7 internal circular walks from 4 to 14 km with different gradients.
Visiting conditions: Between 1 June and 30 September: access to the forest is regulated by local authorities for your safety and for the preservation of the site.  Before heading out, call: 0811 20 13 13 (France only). Information about the opening hours of the site you wish to visit is available: open all day/open only in the morning/completely closed. The degree of forest fire warning (orange-red-black), determined by weather conditions, is published the day before at 6pm at the latest.
Practical information
  • Location :
    • In the countryside
    • By the seaside
    • At the lake or water
  • Type of itinerary :
    • On foot
  • Duration of the walking route :
    • 1 day
  • Length :
    • Length 36.59km
  • Level :
    • All levels
Parking Place des Aires


  • Caronte Canal
  •  One morning at Caro Beach
  • Etang de Berre - Small seagull
  •  Small Caro Beach
  •  Beach of Etang de Berre
Caronte Canal One morning at Caro BeachEtang de Berre - Small seagull Small Caro Beach Beach of Etang de Berre