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Martigues (Occitan: Lo Martegue in classical norm, Lou Martegue in Mistralian norm) is a commune northwest of Marseille. It is part of the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region on the eastern end of the Canal de Caronte. A direct translation from the Martigues Tourisme Website reveals the following about Martigues: Nicknamed the "Provençale Venice", Martigues is a point of passage between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sea of Martigues (now Etang de Berre), close to the Côte d'Azur. The charm of its canals, its docks and bridges made it "The Venice of Provence". Martigues possesses also its cooperative winery "La Venise provençale": Coteaux d'Aix en Provence, rosé, red and white wines, fruit juices and natural oils in the region. Main varietals: Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Carignan, Clairette.


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Facts and Stats for Martigues*

  • Pollution Statistics in Martigues

    Know the pollution level of Martigues before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.73 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.89 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 87.5 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 69.44 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.56 (Moderate)
  • Martigues: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Martigues for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Martigues.

    • Burglary and Theft 60.89 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.53 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 68.55 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.9 (High)
    • Car Stealing 62.9 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 69.26 (High)
    • Attacks 63.52 (High)
    • Drug offense 79.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50.4 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 27.02 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.13 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.16 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 74.59 (High)
  • Living in Martigues - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Martigues is 150.51 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 33.6 (Low)
    • Climate Index 92.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 63.93 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.86 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 88.89 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.57 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.86 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Martigues

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Martigues

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.28 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 123.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 108.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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