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Hiking in Figuerolles

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Martigues
6.1 km
2h 30min
Very easy
  • Nature is often very beautiful here and the farm animals can be seen very closely. What magic to see the gaze of children resting, sometimes for the first time, on curious, majestic animals.

  • Walking trail for exploring the farming activity in the Grand Parc de Figuerolles. Circular route along Étang de Berre.

    In detail : Natural and rural landscapes.

    The Parc de Figuerolles Mediterranean gardens are located on the site of the former Sunhary de Verville family estate. The plantations are organised in 6 gardens, grouped by their resistance to drought. The site of about 2 hectares includes almost 300 plant species representative of flora adapted to the Mediterranean climate,...
    Walking trail for exploring the farming activity in the Grand Parc de Figuerolles. Circular route along Étang de Berre.

    In detail : Natural and rural landscapes.

    The Parc de Figuerolles Mediterranean gardens are located on the site of the former Sunhary de Verville family estate. The plantations are organised in 6 gardens, grouped by their resistance to drought. The site of about 2 hectares includes almost 300 plant species representative of flora adapted to the Mediterranean climate, as well as 27 native plant species such as Aleppo pine and evergreen oak, and other species introduced by the Sunhary de Verville family including yucca, crepe myrtle and oleander.

    Rural houses and other buildings built by farmers, which featured on the land registry from 1817, can still be seen in the park. The houses were used by the owners and/or in some cases for the larger houses, their farming staff. The largest stretches over 3 plots. It had a surface area of 279 m2. It is the large farm that belonged to the Marine Captain Ytier in 1817.
  • Departure
    Martigues
  • Difference in height
    96 m
  • 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 following your “stroll desires”, call 0811 20 13 13. Each day, you will be able to find out if 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 between 6 am and 8 pm.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Environment
    • Town location
    • Close to GR footpath
    • Pond within 5 km
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
96 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 73 m
  • Minimum altitude : 7 m
  • Total positive elevation : 96 m
  • Total negative elevation : -96 m
  • Max positive elevation : 64 m
  • Min positive elevation : -28 m
Services
  • Equipment
    • Coach parking
    • Free car park
    • Car park
    • Picnic area
    • Play area
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
    • Restaurant
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