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Grande boucle du Cap Couronne

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Martigues
23.8 km
  • Over a distance of 24 km 500, the Cap Couronne loop located in the southern part of the town of Martigues, will make you discover an exceptional natural and historical heritage.

  • From a still wild Côte Bleue coastline, you will be able to appreciate a floristic and faunistic environment of national interest, as well as geological, archaeological and historical curiosities.
  • Departure
  • Difference in height
    275 m
  • This path was impacted by the fire of August 04, 2020, it remains however passable except for these parts:
    - Between the valley of the reds and the reed bed (point 5)
    - Between Gatasse and Les Rouges (point 6)
    - Between Gatasse and Saint-Julien (point 7)
    - Forest track of the ventrons (point 8)
    Traffic inside the areas destroyed by the fire (excluding highways) remains prohibited until further notice.

    Access condition: Between June 1 and September 30, access to forest areas is regulated by prefectural decree and may be by municipal decree, for your safety and the preservation of sensitive sites. Before you follow your “stroll desires”, call 0811 20 13 13. Each day, you will be able to find out whether the site where you want to walk is free access all day, open only in the morning, or completely closed. Depending on the weather conditions, the “forest fire” danger level (orange-red-black) is known no later than 6 pm for the next day.
  • Plain text period
    All year round.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Environment
    • Station district
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
    • Sea view
    • Coastal
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
275 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 146 m
  • Total positive elevation : 275 m
  • Total negative elevation : -273 m
  • Max positive elevation : 120 m
  • Min positive elevation : -95 m
  • Equipment
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Public WC
  • Services
    • Pets welcome