Saint-Martin-de-CrauBouches-du-Rhône in France.
Saint-Martin-de-Crau is a relatively young city. It was founded in 1925 by dissociation of Arles. The independence of the city is claimed by the inhabitants of the place as early as 1882.
The city has developed through successive migrations. In the 1950s, melon producers arrived from Cavaillon. In the 1970s, the iron and steel industry in Fos-sur-Mer brought in inhabitants from Lorraine.
Saint-Martin-de-Crau has a Mediterranean climate. The city has a micro climate with nearly 95 days of summer drought. Rainfall is most abundant in March/April and October.
Marseille-Provence AirportPossibility to reach TER Vitrolles-Marseille Provence Airport Station via a free shuttle bus.
phone: +33 4 90 47 02 01address: 2 place Léon Michaud
phone: +33 4 90 551256
CrauThe Crau is the ancient confluence of the Durance and Rhône, and constitutes their vast flat alluvial fan. It's the last dry steppe type habitat of western Europe.
phone: +33 4 90 47 09 99address: chemin d'Istres à l'Étang des Aulneslake
phone: +33 4 90 479840address: avenue de Plaisance
Domaine du lacaddress: Rue du lac Constance
Plan d'eau paysager de la baisse de Raillonaddress: Baisse de Raillon, RN 1453
Jardin publicaddress: Rue du Logisson
Church Saint-Martinaddress: 2 boulevard de Provence
Arènes Louis ThiersActivities between march and november. Traditional course camarguaise which is a bloodless spectacle for the bull, the objective is to snatch a rosette from the head of the bull.
Town halladdress: Place de Docteur Bagnaninchi
phone: +33 4 90 47 06 80address: Place François-MitterrandVarious cultural activities (concert, exposition).
address: Avenue de la RépubliqueEvery Friday stands the weekly market on the Avenue de la République
Local farmers marketUnder the covered market, a farmers' market is held on mondays evenings.
Feria de la CrauThe feria de la Crau is organized every last weekend of April. It takes place at the Louis-Thiers Arena.
phone: +33 4 90 47 98 40The Spring Festival is a parade of traditions celebrating the local terroir and its cultural heritage with pastoralism, hay Crau, folklore and especially transhumance. The highlight is the parade on Sunday morning with the passage of more than 2000 sheep. Entertainment is organized throughout the weekend from Saturday morning until Sunday evening.
European Heritage DaysThe European Heritage Days highlight monuments of the town every 3rd weekend of September.
Fitness trailaddress: N1453
phone: +33 4 90 470142address: avenue Nostradamus
address: Rue des Bergers
Boulodrome du Foirailaddress: Avenue du Foirailto play pétanque, a boule game.
Boulodrome de la rue des Arènesaddress: Rue des Arènesto play pétanque, a boule game.
Foulée de la CrauThe Foulée de la Crau is organized every year in October. The competition has several levels of difficulty.
Circuit de la GarrigueThis walk highlights the flora and the view of the Alpilles.
Chemin d'Ilon16km round trip.
Chemin de Craulonguette12.5km round trip.
Chemin des Angelets6.8km round trip.
BikeThere are 12 circuits designed to ride a bike.
address: Avenue Marcellin Berthelot - Zone Ecopole
phone: +334 90 47 05 18address: Chemin de la Gare
phone: +334 90 47 15 55
phone: +334 90 18 29 70address: 11 Rue de la Transhumance
Hôtel-Restaurant l’Avenirphone: +334 90 47 38 13address: 32 Avenue de la République
phone: +33 4 90 47 98 40address: 2 Avenue de la République