Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Bouches-du-Rhone

Take a vacation to Bouches-du-Rhone and enjoy the area's monuments, history and museums. Well-liked for its parks, golfing and theaters, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Local cultural sights include Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and La Vieille Charite. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Bouches-du-Rhone

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Bouches-du-Rhone a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf Ouest Provence Mirama (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Karting de L'Etang (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Eurocopter (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Zoo Barben (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Golf de Pont-Royal (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bouches-du-Rhone

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bouches-du-Rhone is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camargue (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
  • Martigues Garden Beach (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Plage Du Jai (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Verdon Beach (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Bouches-du-Rhone

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Istres St-Chamas Station, Istres Station and Istres Rassuen Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Bouches-du-Rhone by jumping on the metro at Bougainville Station, National Station or Désirée Clary Metro Station.

Where to stay around Bouches-du-Rhone (department)?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 13,978 holiday lettings near Bouches-du-Rhone (department). From 1,917 Villas to 5,276 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Bouches-du-Rhone (department) area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bouches-du-Rhone (department)?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bouches-du-Rhone (department). From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • St.-Remy-de-Provence: 2,953 holiday homes
  • Marseille: 3,620 holiday homes
  • Cassis: 3,449 holiday homes
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,144 holiday homes
  • Eyragues: 817 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bouches-du-Rhone (department)! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Bouches-du-Rhone (department)?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Bouches-du-Rhone (department) with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • St.-Remy-de-Provence: 2,953 holiday lettings
  • Marseille: 3,620 holiday lettings
  • Cassis: 3,449 holiday lettings
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,144 holiday lettings
  • Eyragues: 817 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Bouches-du-Rhone (department)?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Bouches-du-Rhone (department) are:

  • La Ciotat (XCT): 6,064 self catering accommodations
  • Aubagne (JAH): 6,653 self catering accommodations
  • Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence): 3,981 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Bouches-du-Rhone (department)? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Bouches-du-Rhone (department). From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Le Chateau Borely: 4,491 holiday rentals
  • Santons Maryse Di Landro Museum: 6,465 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral la Major: 4,730 holiday rentals
  • Fos-sur-Mer Station: 996 holiday rentals
  • Collegiale Saint-Martin: 5,150 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bouches-du-Rhone (department) listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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