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Not far from the Camargue, the Côte Bleue is full of treasures!

And if during the holidays you...

Take part in the many local festivities (« sardinades », the festival of world cultures in Martigues, feria of Arles and Istres, « manades » of the Camargue, the night markets), discover the craft of soap makers and « santonniers », go meet the Provençal artists in the museums of Mucem in Marseille, of Nostradamus in Salon, of Ziem in Istres, of Van Gogh in Arles, ...

Visit Arles and Saint Rémy de Provence, the Roman cities, Salon and the Baux de Provence, the Middle-Age ones, Martigues the Venice of Provence, Marseille the Greek, Saint Blaise the Phocaean or Avignon the Catholic. Without forgetting the zoo and the castle of La Barben.

Discover the markets of Istres and Martigues, taste the delicious wines of the Côteaux d'Aix en Provence, eat the famous small Provençal dishes such as bouillabaisse, aioli, ratatouille, pesto and crack in front of the ice creams of Miramas le Vieux , calissons, fougasse and navette (provencal cake).

Linger in front of the magnificent landscapes of the creeks of the Côte Bleue, the Alpilles, the Camargue, the preserved natural areas of Saint Chamas in Martigues, the Estaque massif and savor the beautiful blue sky and the light of this corner of France.

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Arsenal Toulon and Mont Faron

Nestling in a beautiful bay, Toulon is a city full of charm which can be especially admired from the heights of Mount Faron overlooking the harbor and capital of the Var and reachable by cable car. For centuries the city has been related to the navy, it is marked by the presence of the marine and his Arsenal. To delve into this glorious past, it is worth visiting the Maritime Museum.
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The cable car of Mont Faron in Toulon

The Faron cable car is unique in the south of France. It allows Toulon and many tourists to access the foot of the mountain at the summit at about 584 meters altitude: Mount Faron. With an exceptional view over the harbor of Toulon, you can discover a memorial dedicated to the landing of Provence and the events of the summer of 1944, a zoo called the Fauverie du Faron and various hiking trails and two restaurants including a panoramic.

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Gorges du Verdon

A gigantic 700-meter deep gorge carved by water and time in the limestone of the platforms of the Provence. The Gorges du Verdon are one of the main tourist sites in the Var, France and even Europe. This unique and spectacular natural wonder can be discovered from the heights by following the ledge road that offers sublime and breathtaking views. Or follow the bed of the river and canoe down the aquamarine waters of these magnificent Gorges in the Verdon.



Make the most of your camping holiday by visiting the historical town of Manosque. This pretty provencal old town is full of rich historical heritage and has two large churches classified as « historical monuments » that are worth a visit.

Food lovers will enjoy a vast variety of local produce here such as olive oil (Moulin de l’Olivette), saffron, honey, lavender, biscuits, almond paste, etc… which are all showcased by local producers every Saturday and Wednesday morning at the « marché aux 7 places ».

Moreover, only 4 kilometers from Manosque, can be found the factory of the well known cosmetic care brand « L’Occitane en Provence ».

Factory visits and the museum shop are open for visitors all year round.


The beaches of Martigues

The beaches of Martigues offer all kinds of water activities: Stand-up Paddle, flyboard, fishing, surfing, sailing, canoeing, towed buoy, jet-ski, scuba diving, pedal boat, windsurfing or rental of nautical equipment throughout the year.

From June to August, Snorkeling with surface guided tours by a guide employed at the Côte Bleue Marine Park from Martigues and Carry-le-Rouet also offers summer water activities in the periods from June to September: Rental single or two-seater kayak, giant paddle rental, towed buoy tower, wakeboard or jet-ski.


Sulauze wine estate

Wine estates, and beers made in an ecological way in a renovated old sheepfold, within the 600 hectares of the Domaine de Sulauze where vines, hay, olive trees, bulls and cereals mingle.
Guided tours on request, and free tasting.

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Borely Park

Spread over 18 hectares, Borély Park is the most frequented green space site in Marseille. It houses an 18th century bastide, enhanced by a "French" garden and a 19th century landscaped park. Its paths are very popular with joggers and walkers who enjoy strolling between the rose garden beds or discovering rare species in the botanical garden. The body of water, its jetty, its refreshment bar and its restaurant complete the many attractions of the site. Borély is also a paradise for children with two playgrounds and many spaces.

Calanques National Park

Calanques National Park

Between Marseille and La Ciotat, this grandiose site with a fragile balance is made up of 5,000 hectares of majestic landscapes and 20 km of coastline at the gates of the second largest city in France.

The Calanques National Park, which extends over the municipalities of Marseille, Cassis and La Ciotat, is the first park in Europe to be both terrestrial, marine and peri-urban. These limestone cliffs plunging into the Mediterranean are the guardians of biodiversity and promise beautiful hikes and excursions, diving in the underwater wealth and some 3400 climbing routes. We can mention the creeks of Sormiou, En Vau, Sugiton, Port pin, Devenson, …

You can discover the site thanks to excursions by boat, kayak, paddle and even diving.

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Discover Martigues

Discover Martigues

Martigues is located 10 km from the Tikayan Félix de la Bastide campsite. The village of Martigues is an essential place to visit during your stay at the campsite. Take advantage of your vacation to relax on Ferrières beach, facing the Etang de Berre. Discover the coves of the Côte Bleue during a boat trip along the Venice of Provence. We also recommend hiking on the Côte Bleue trail. You can also visit Fort de Bouc accessible by sea. You can also go to the Sainte Croix chapel and admire the view over the Côte Bleue to the Couronne lighthouse.

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Saint Blaise Archaeological site

Saint Blaise Archaeological Site

The Saint Blaise archaeological site is located in the medieval city of Saint Mitre les Remparts. By visiting the Saint Blaise site, you will have the opportunity to pass near the ponds, near the chapel and in the Castillon forest. Don’t hesitate to stroll inside the archaeological site to discover the remains of the Gallic fortified city. Guided tours will also be offered to you.

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Fos sur Mer castle Hauture

Fos sur Mer castle Hauture

Fos sur Mer castle Hauture Come and discover the castle Hauture, a listed historic monument, in Fos sur Mer. Fos sur Mer is 14 kilometers from the Tikayan le Félix de la Bastide campsite. The castle is a partially ruined fortified complex, perched 32 meters high above the town of Fos sur mer with a view of the ponds and the ancient Salins.