Martigues is a charming little authentic town, nestled between the sea and the Etang de Berre, in the heart of the Côte Bleue. A land of history and nature, if you spend a few days in the region, the Venice of Provence is not lacking in assets, whether in terms of visits, activities or accommodation. First of all, you will have to discover the canals which make the city famous and the district of the Mirror of the birds, immortalized by many famous painters. The picturesque alleys will lead you from chapels to museums, from good restaurants to charming viewpoints. The Annonciade chapel is exceptional and the collections of the Ziem museum are not to be missed. On the nature side, Martigues does not lack charm: hiking trails through the vineyards, archaeological sites in the middle of nature, beaches and wild creeks, the large park of Figuerolles and its tree climbing, children and parents will find many exciting possibilities very well promoted by the local tourist office. Lodging will be easy with many quality hotels and well located campsites. Finally, on the festive side, the sea festival, sardinades and Venetian evenings will charm you. Martigues, the Blue City, the City of Light, is waiting for you.

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