Many of St.-Remy-de-Provence’s most interesting sights are close to Istres, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the wonderful Fos-sur-Mer Park and the much-lovedatre des Salins. Two other interesting attractions that are close by Istres are the Martigues Garden Beach and the Parish of Martigues.
Make sure that you set aside plenty of time to see the popular attractions in and around St.-Remy-de-Provence. St.-Remy-de-Provence features some evocative reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Fort de Bouc in Martigues.
Francis Turcan Stadium, Martigues is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of soccer, and to see local favorites, the FC Martigues, in action. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of red, yellow and black, as crowds flock together to get behind their beloved team.
At the end of a long day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Istres, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Campanile Marseille Martigues, the Kyriad Marseille Ouest Martigues and the Hôtel-Résidence les Aiguades, Port-de-Bouc are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.