Carry-le-RouetTourism and travel guide


Between Marseille and Martigues, the pretty village of Carry-le-Rouet seduces by its authenticity, with the spectacular landscapes of Provence as a backdrop. It is also a renowned seaside resort on the Côte Bleue.

The port and beaches of Carry-le-Rouet offer a host of water sports activities. Do you take advantage of your stay to indulge in new and nature-related activities? You can initiate yourself to hiking or go for a bike or mountain bike ride on the paths and trails of Provence. Other activities are also available in Provence: horse riding, via ferrata, tree climbing, paragliding…

The terroir of Provence is also a real tourist attraction. The area around Carry-le-Rouet invites you to various gastronomic escapades, to discover producers and farmers. Carry-le-Rouet has an active historic centre, which is home to local stores and boutiques, such as a bakery or a café. A market is held every Tuesday and Friday morning from 8am to 1pm.

Would you like to visit more museums and monuments? Discover the historical heritage and museums around Carry-le-Rouet: Marseille, Martigues, Arles and Aix-en-Provence are all less than an hour’s drive away!

You wish to find accommodation near Carry-le-Rouet ? Discover a selection of accommodation to spend your stay in the Bouches-du-Rhône: hotels, guest houses, campsites…

To find out more about monuments, tourist sites, the local agenda, you can contact the Tourist Office.

A family seaside resort at the gates of Marseille

The Côte Bleue (blue coast), between Martigues and Marseille, offers a succession of beaches nestling in the hollow of a creek or a creeks, and several family seaside resorts, including Carry-le-Rouet. Several beaches await swimmers and lovers of relaxation: Rouet beach, Cap Rousset, Fernandel beach or Beaumettes beach… Discover also the Carry-le-Rouet private beaches!

Do you feel like going out to sea? Embark on a sea excursion from the small fishing and yachting port. The Côte Bleue is also renowned for the cleanliness of its waters and the beauty of its seabed, which can be discovered by snorkelling or scuba diving.

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Museums in the Bouches-du-Rhône

Many museums present their collections throughout the Bouches-du-Rhône. Small or large museums or foundations, you will be able to multiply your cultural outings!

For example, you can visit the Ziem Museum in Martigues, the Estrine museum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, the Château des Baux des Baux-de-Provence, the Camargue museum in Arles, the Ciotaden museum in La Ciotat, the Bastide du Jas de Bouffan in Aix-en-Provence, the Baroncelli museum in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer…

Visiting Carry-le-Rouet: practical information

The Carry-le-Rouet Tourist Office can help you prepare for your stay or your visit:

Would you like to reach Martigues or Marseille by public transport? The Blue Coast Train (Train de la Côte Bleue) offers you a scenic route along the seafront.