Trophée étang de Berre

EDF Aqua Challenge Martigues

September 1st
2.5km, 5km, 4x500m relay
Ocean Swim

Aboutthe swim

Just west of the city of Marseille, France is the beautiful seaside town of Martigues. It is set on a beautiful stretch of the Mediteranean Sea, complete with

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 also possesses a cooperative winery that produces great rosé, red and white wines, fruit juices and natural oils in the region, so you can turn this swim trip into an amazing little getaway!

Throw in these remarkable races (500m kids race, 2.5k, 5k, and 4 x 500m), in the beautiful Mediterranean Sea and you will get a taste of open water in an extraordinary landscape!

So go ahead and add this great race to you summer list of great swims in France!