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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 574 vacation rentals near Martigues. From 250 Houses to 99 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Martigues for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Martigues:

  • Carro: 23 vacation rentals
  • La Couronne Vieille: 63 vacation rentals
  • Hôtel de Ville: 248 vacation rentals
  • Montredon: 604 vacation rentals
  • Plateau de Puyricard: 1,412 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Martigues?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Martigues. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Francis Turcan Stadium: 2,242 vacation rentals
  • Fort de Bouc: 971 vacation rentals
  • Martigues La Couronne-Carro Station: 2,218 vacation rentals
  • Parish of Martigues: 2,312 vacation rentals
  • Istres Holy Cross Station: 1,394 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Martigues?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 250 Houses in Martigues. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Martigues include:

  • Villas: 99 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 137 rentals available
  • Caravans: 15 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Martigues?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 189 vacation rentals with pool available in Martigues. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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