A small peaceful seaside resort of the Côte Bleue, La Couronne forms part of the commune of
Martigues. It offers several sandy beaches: Verdon
(the widest, it is set in a beautiful semi circle), Couronne vieille (where you can go scuba diving), la Saulce and Sainte-Croix.
La Couronne is also renowned for its red and white lighthouse, erected in 1959 and 35 metre-high. Its red light beam guides the
ships to safety and it can be visited, once a week, during the months of July and August.
What to see, what to visit: the light house, the beaches.
Recommended activities: swimming, scuba diving, nautical sports and activities, walking circuits.