A port open on the étang de Berre
Saint-Chamas nestles at the bottom of the Etang de Berre, a vast expanse of water connected to the Mediterranean Sea. The protected area of the Petite Camargue, which owes its name to its resemblance to the landscapes of the Rhone Delta, allows the observation of many wading birds, including sometimes the famous pink flamingos. You can also take a walk on the small marina or swim at the Cabassons beach.
Museums in the Bouches-du-Rhône
Many museums offer their collections throughout the Bouches-du-Rhône. We can for example mention the Paul Arbaud earthenware museum in Aix-en-Provence, the Natural History Museum in Aix-en-Provence, the Ciotaden museum in La Ciotat, the museum of the legionary uniform in Puyloubier, the Baroncelli museum in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, the museum of the Foreign Legion in Aubagne…