Tuesdays at the water's edge

Tourism, Nature and environment, History and human sciences

From Tuesday 09 July to Tuesday 27 August 2019


17:30 to 20:00

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Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Martigues
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Phone : +33 4 42 42 31 10
Fax : +33 4 42 42 31 11
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  • Language of the visit :
    • French


Enjoy the mild end-of-day temperatures to (re) discover the riches of the Côte-Bleue coastline on foot *: Cap Couronne lighthouse, Estanié Cove, old La Couronne Beach, Pointe de L'arquet, Beaumaderie quarry, Saulce Beach ...

The nature guide will explain the terrestrial or marine ecology, geology, human activities, history and archaeology. Quizz, stop photos, observation of shells, tasting of halophilic plants.

The hike will end with a drink in the holiday village La Bastide des Joncas (products of the winery cooperative wine la Venise Provencal).

Departure at 5.30 pm (show 15 minutes before), return around 8pm.
Venue: la Couronne elementary school parking-rich point traverse, La Couronne -13500 Martigues
Duration: approx. 2h30, distance: 4.5 km.
Difficulty: easy, accessible to all (non-passable terrain for strollers).
Practical information: provide walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, camera and water. Visit not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

The visit takes place on Tuesday 9, 16, 23, 30 July and 6, 13, 20, 27 August 2019.
General information
  • Duration :
    • Between 2 and 3 hours
  • Supervised visit :
    • Activity leader
  • Transportation :
    • On foot
  • By reservation :
    • YES
  • Level :
    • All levels
  • Location :
    • By the seaside


GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.3336197
Longitude : 5.0561544