City of Martigues

Classified as a tourist resort, town of Art and History, Martigues, “the Venice of Provence”, is entirely bathed in this light which has attracted the greatest painters and many filmmakers. The town enjoys a privileged geographical location between the shores of the Etang de Berre (“Unesco World Heritage” application) and the Mediterranean coast of the Blue Coast offering a harmonious succession of coves, beaches and small fishing ports, in the immediate vicinity of Aix en Provence, Arles Alpilles, Marseille.

Visitors will stroll along canals and coastal shores and discover the rich cultural heritage of this city steeped in its history.
Rich in many preserved sites, Martigues will seduce lovers of authentic Provençal nature.