New to Martigues? Here are the best things to do while you're there.
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Martigues is a great choice for a holiday destination at any time of the year, with something to offer all kinds of travelers. If you prefer milder weather and want to enjoy life in a peaceful Mediterranean atmosphere then spring and autumn are ideal. On the other hand, if you like heat and want to soak up some sunshine then summer is great for swimming, beaches and outdoor activities.
Martigues is filled with several attractions and activities, making three to four days an ideal length of visit. A day spent exploring the beaches and boat trips, and another filled with historical sites such as the Clock Tower, Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, and the Fort de Bouc, is all one needs to have an unforgettable time. As for the evening, Martigues’ nightlife, with its lively bars and terraces, is a great way to cap off a day.
Martigues is best explored on foot or by bicycle. There is also a variety of public transportation including buses, trams and shuttles that can take visitors to the city's sites and attractions. For those travelling further afield, car rental is also an option.
Martigues is an ideal destination for family trips with the kids. One exciting activity to try is a visit to the Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau. Here, kids can admire the diversity of bird species while walking around the lush wetlands and pathways. Don't forget to hop on the coastal train, a vintage train from the 1920s, for a spectacular journey along the Calanques de la Baume. When the kids get hungry, there are plenty of child-friendly eateries nearby offering traditional French snacks.
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