Martigues on the Blue Coast

Martigues is a strategic city to discover the Blue Coast and the most beautiful cities in the vicinity, less than an hour away. This charming town of Bouches-du-Rhône offers many places to visit. We will advise you: the center of Jonquières, one of the most beautiful areas of the city; the Carro Fishing Port, where you can enjoy different seafood, and the Caronte Canal, with its free maritime shuttle, allowing you to go to the different markets of the city. The tourist office organizes many events, go to the Martigues website to discover them.

Blue Coast & Beaches

The Blue Coast is a portion of the Mediterranean coast which stretches from Marseille to the Etang de Berre. All along the Blue Coast, you can find little corners of paradise to explore: picturesque harbors with wild creeks passing by the little-known creeks (La Vesse, Niolon, Méjean and La Redonne). The Blue Coast is best known for its beaches, where you can enjoy the sweetness of life in Martigues and on the shores of the Mediterranean. For this, go to one of the most beautiful beaches of the Blue Coast, located just 10 minutes by car from our atypical hotel, the Verdon Beach.

Pond of Berre

Less than a kilometer from your 3-star hotel on the Blue Coast is the Etang de Berre. This stretch of water, near the Mediterranean Sea, offers 14 beaches, ideal for enjoying the Riviera sun with family, friends or couples. Many nautical activities are offered all around the pond. Take a boat ride, paddle board, windsurf or water ski. Ask the Clair Hôtel team, who will answer all your questions about the best activities.


From the Clair Hôtel, your hotel with a terrace in Martigues on the Blue Coast, you are less than 30 minutes from the Old Port of Marseille. When you have finished exploring the charming town of Martigues, we invite you to go to Marseille to visit the many points of interest in the town: the Old Port with its legendary fish market and restaurants, the MuCEM , its famous basket district, or even the Notre-Dame de la Garde Basilica.

Aix en Provence

Only 40 kilometers by road from the Clair Hotel in the pleasant town of Martigues, lies the city of Aix en Provence. Visit the capital of the Aix country, where you can stroll along the Cours Mirabeau and sit on the terrace, stroll the picturesque alleys of the old town, stroll in the verdant Jourdan park or taste local specialties such as Calisson .


About 50 kilometers are between Arles and your charming hotel with 3-star services located on the Blue Coast, in Martigues. It is in Arles that you can observe some of the most beautiful remains of the Roman era. We will advise you first, to go to the Roman amphitheater, then to the ancient theater, to continue your visit with the Baths of Constantine and the Cryptoportiques du Forum, to finish with the Alyscamps and the Saint-Trophime cloister.


During your visit to our boutique hotel on the Blue Coast, you will be less than an hour's drive from the town of Baux-de-Provence, known for its Carrières de Lumières. For a real, original and spectacular experience, we invite you to visit the Carrières de Lumières des Baux-de-Provence. You can attend unique immersive exhibitions, in the heart of a classified natural site. Young and old will be thrilled with such a spectacle of light and sound.