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The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne

Sport, Pedestrian sports, Hiking itinerary in Martigues
10.6 km
3h
Medium
  • During this hike, you will discover several bunkers with multiple uses, at the same time ammunition depot, observation post or location of artillery pieces and several casemates.

  • The Second World War military vestiges of La Couronne - Carro are on a coastal ridge.

    These sites, including ammunition bunkers, tobrouk bunkers, platforms, trenches and shooting posts, developed by the German army in 1943 and 1944, have more or less strategic positions. Walkers visiting the sites can also enjoy stunning views of the Mediterranean and over the hills of this protected area.

    Accessible for disabled

  • Departure
    Martigues
  • Difference in height
    123 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.

    Subject to favorable weather.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Close to GR footpath
    • Sea view
    • Coastal
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
123 meters of difference in height
  • Maximum altitude : 96 m
  • Total positive elevation : 123 m
  • Total negative elevation : -123 m
  • Max positive elevation : 47 m
  • Min positive elevation : -92 m
Services
  • Equipment
    • Free car park
    • Car park
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