Gignac-la-Nerthe is a popular place to head to while you are in Marseille as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two of the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Eurocopter and the incredible Martigues Garden Beach. Also, well worth the effort are the Parish of Martigues and theatre des Salins.
There are some interesting cultural highlights in and around Gignac-la-Nerthe. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the Centre de la Vieille Charite, the Musee d'Archeologie Mediterraneenne and the MuCEM Museum of Civilizations in Europe and the Mediterranean. Enjoy seeing the region’s best and brightest strut their stuff at the Silo Concert Hall.
Get active out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Discover the scenic coastal spots nearby such as the Plage des Catalans.
Attractions like the La Vieille Charite and the Cathedral la Major are great places to check out while you’re in Gignac-la-Nerthe. To discover the nearby historic sights, be sure to check out the Fort Saint Jean and Pharo Palace.
Sports fans should get tickets for nearby Francis Turcan Stadium, Martigues to see the FC Martigues in action. On match days follow the procession of red, yellow and black, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When it’s time to rest up after a day spent exploring the many charms of Gignac-la-Nerthe, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Holiday Inn Express Marseille - Provence Airport, Vitrolles, the Appart'City Marseille Euromed, and the popular Best Western Hotel Aeroport Marseille, Vitrolles.