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-Rhône?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 14,032 holiday lettings near Bouches-du-Rhône. From 1,945 Villas to 5,344 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Bouches-du-Rhône area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bouches-du-Rhône?

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

  • Les Baux-de-Provence: 1,892 holiday homes
  • St-Rémy-de-Provence: 2,886 holiday homes
  • Arles: 2,052 holiday homes
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,220 holiday homes
  • La Ciotat: 3,339 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bouches-du-Rhône! 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-Rhône?

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

  • Les Baux-de-Provence: 1,892 holiday lettings
  • St-Rémy-de-Provence: 2,886 holiday lettings
  • Arles: 2,052 holiday lettings
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,220 holiday lettings
  • La Ciotat: 3,339 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-Rhône?

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-Rhône are:

  • Aubagne (JAH): 6,328 self catering accommodations
  • Marseille Provence Airport (MRS): 3,886 self catering accommodations
  • Aix Les Milles Airport (QXB): 4,682 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-Rhône?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Bouches-du-Rhône. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Camargue Regional Nature Park: 1,186 holiday rentals
  • Calanques: 4,391 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral la Major (Cathedral of Sainte-Marie-Majeure): 4,762 holiday rentals
  • Marseille St-Barthelemy Station: 4,946 holiday rentals
  • La Ciotat Station: 6,171 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bouches-du-Rhône listed on HomeAway 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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