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Côte Bleue
Travel guide


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The Côte Bleue (Blue Coast) is the portion of the Mediterranean coastline in the west of Marseille, to the mouth of the Etang de Berre. There are accessible coves, beaches of sand or pebbles and great views of Marseille. In the background, the massif of Estaque offers white rocks that highlight the blue of the sea.
It is an area protected from abusive constructions. A large maritime area is also classified as a special protection area. A railway line runs along the sea and offers beautiful views between Marseille and Miramas.
The Côte Bleue is a destination to discover.


none L'Estaque

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Neighborhood located west of Marseille, L'Estaque has kept a village atmosphere. The old fishing port has become a marina. Along the coastline there are very varied constructions, from the traditional Provencal house to seaside villas and abandoned industrial sites. To the west of the small port of la Lave, the beaches of Corbières offer pleasant spaces of sand or pebbles.
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none Le Rove

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Le Rove is located between Marseille and Carry-le-Rouet. There are two beautiful coves: Niolon and La Vesse, with their typical villages and their small fishing ports. You will enjoy beautiful views of the Marseille bay. A coastal path run around the Figuerolles headland. .
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noneCarry-le-Rouet

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Carry-le-Rouet is the largest resort on the Côte Bleue with a marina lively throughout the year. There are several beaches of sand and pebble and also some creeks. The Marine Park allows you to discover protected seabed. The singer Nina Simone lived in Carry-le-Rouet.
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none Sausset-les-Pins

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Sausset-les-Pins is a little seaside resort lively in the summer. There is a marina, beaches with sand and pebbles, small sheltered coves accessible by a hiking trail. You can stroll through a typical Provencal market. All the charm of Provence in an unspoiled landscape.
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none Martigues

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Called "Venice of Provence", Martigues is located between the pond of Berre and the sea with 11 km of coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. The villages of La Couronne and Carro offer sandy beaches, accessible coves and a fishing port where nets dry. The banks of the pond of Berre offer pleasant hiking trails.
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