Carry le Rouet is a charming seaside resort only 30 km. from Marseille and set at the foot of pine covered hills. There are beautiful walks all along the seaside. Here is the heart of "la Cote Bleue" which goes from de Marseilleto Martigues.
Carry Le Rouet is the chosen summer residence of many Marseille inhabitants, the most famous being the now deceased comic actor Fernandel, who built his family's house above the beach in the 1930's.
The lovely beaches of Carry are reputed for their clears waters and the picturesque little fishing port, From December to February every year is held the famous "oursinades", a tasting of sea urchins and various shellfish which are ultra fresh, plentiful, and delicious, Many connoiseurs take part in this festival.
What to see:
Notre Dame du Rouet. The "Calanques".
Excursions on the sea.
All water sports, Fishing. Tennis. Climbing. Archery.
Sea going outings. Hiking.
Mountain biking. Casino.