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Discover Saint-Chamas: the history of the village at the Paul Lafran Municipal Museum, the wealth of flora and fauna in the Parc de la Poudrerie, the Parc des Creusets and the Petite Camargue, not forgetting the not-to-be-missed Pont Flavien.
Thanks to its geographical situation, between the Etang de Berre and the hills, Saint-Chamas benefits from an incomparable asset and its rich past also contributes to give it the image of a typical and charming village. The walking tour we propose will allow you to discover the different facets of Saint-Chamas in a minimum of time. You will walk along the Etang de Berre and overlook it. From the top of the hill of the Virgin, you will discover the district of Pertuis with its coloured roofs, its fishing and marina harbours and on the other side, the district of Delà with its bell tower, its church, its town hall. We hope that this walk will give you the desire to deepen your knowledge of Saint-Chamas: the history of the village at the Paul Lafran Municipal Museum, the richness of the flora and fauna of the Parc de la Poudrerie, the Parc des Creusets and the Petite Camargue, without forgetting the incontrovertible Pont Flavien. 1- From the tourist office, turn to the left in Marcel Boeuf street, then, in front of the flowery house, turn to the right, cross the place of the Sente in the direction of the pond, and walk along the place of Tamaris. Go around the fishing port. Notice the cliff with troglodytic dwellings 2- Turn to the right in the avenue Marx Dormoy, then in front of the marina 3- Turn to the left on a small steep track called "chemin Notre Dame" and follow your road by staying on your left to reach the avenue Seyssaud. 4- On the left, go under the aqueduct of Guéby and take the "chemin des Baumes". 5- At the top, follow the path which leads to the Chapel of the Virgin. Panorama on the Etang de Berre, the Petite Camargue, the Ports, the Flavien Bridge and the viaduct Saint-Léger. 6- Go back to the path and take the direction of the gate of the fort. View on the district of Delà and on the church. At the end of the track, turn to the left to go along the entrance of the troglodytic dwellings. Go down the stairs. 7- Once at the Paul Lafran Municipal Museum, turn to the left and go up the stairs to reach the acqueduct of the Clock. Cross it to reach the promontory. Panoramic view of the Port district. Then go back on your steps and arrived in front of the museum, go straight ahead and go down the rue Raspail. View on the bell tower. 8- At the bottom of the street, turn to the left, and admire the baroque-provençal façade of the church Saint-Léger. At the next crossing, take the street Gambetta, and go under the acqueduct of Horloge. 9- At the place de la République, turn to the right in the street Auguste Fabre, and a few meters farther, still on the right, you will see the entrance of the Ancienne Poudrerie. Continue to walk about fifty metres and you will arrive at the Tourist Office.
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