Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Martigues

Come and experience Martigues and its monuments, theater scene and history. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its parks, beaches and restaurants. Chateau d'If and Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Martigues

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Martigues has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eurocopter (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Karting de L'Etang (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Golf Ouest Provence Mirama (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Zoo Barben (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Martigues

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Martigues. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Martigues Garden Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Verdon Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Côte Bleue Marine Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Calanque du Cap Rousset (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Plage Du Jai (7.4 mi / 12 km)

Transportation to and around Martigues

Fly into Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), the closest airport, located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Port-de-Bouc Ponteau-St-Pierre Station, Martigues Station and Istres Holy Cross Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Martigues?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 609 holiday lettings near Martigues. From 270 Houses to 105 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Martigues for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Martigues?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Martigues:

  • Pharo: 443 holiday homes
  • Grand Sud: 303 holiday homes
  • Plateau de Puyricard: 1,496 holiday homes
  • Les Goudes: 16 holiday homes
  • L'Estaque: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Martigues?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Martigues. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Istres Holy Cross Station: 1,428 holiday lettings
  • Theatre des Salins: 2,269 holiday lettings
  • Fort de Bouc: 1,013 holiday lettings
  • Francis Turcan Stadium: 2,209 holiday lettings
  • Martigues La Couronne-Carro Station: 2,207 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Martigues listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Martigues?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 270 Houses in Martigues. Our other popular types of Martigues holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 105 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Caravans: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Martigues?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 215 holiday homes with pool available in Martigues. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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