Camargue travel guide
Visit Camargue: Highlights and Tourist Information
IMPORTANT: this is a summary of local highlights. For detailed visitor information see Camargue travel guide
Location: Camargue is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 77 km from Marseille, the department capital. (General information: Camargue is 620 km from Paris and 854 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Camargue: these include Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer at 3 km and Aigues-Mortes at 24 km. Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a listed recommended detour at 3 km and Camargue is a listed regional natural parc at 15 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Camargue, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Camargue
Le Grau-du-Roi 26km
La Grande-Motte 31km
Note that all distances from Camargue shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Camargue holidays and travel
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Markets near Camargue
- Saint-Gilles: market every Thursday & Sunday (23km)
- Aigues-Mortes: market every Sunday (23km)
- Le Grau-du-Roi: market every Wednesday - seasonal market only - (26km)
- Le Grau-du-Roi: market every Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (26km)
- Arles: market every Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
- Vauvert: market every Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
- Marsillargues: market every Tuesday (31km)
- Aimargues: market every Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (31km)
- La Grande-Motte: market every Thursday - seasonal market only - (31km)
- La Grande-Motte: market every Sunday (31km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Camargue and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Camargue map below.
Grand Site Of France Camargue (28km)
Heritage Site Saint-Gilles ancienne abbatialle (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km); Arles église St Honorat (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km); Roman Arles (27km)
Most Beautiful Village Baux-de-Provence (41km)
National Monument Towers and fortifications of Aigues-Mortes (24km); Montmajour Abbey (31km); Glanum (47km)
Regional Natural Parc Camargue (15km); Alpilles (40km)
Religious Monument Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (27km); Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (31km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Etang de Scamandre (18km)
Map of places to visit near Camargue & Location Information
Distance to Camargue
from Marseille (local prefecture): 77 km
from Paris: 620 km
from Calais: 854 km
from Nice: 229 km
from Bordeaux: 429 km
from Strasbourg: 623 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 1 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Camargue): Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.
Bouches-du-Rhone is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airport at Marseille or drive from the UK with a journey time of around 10-11 hours. For driving distances to Camargue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Camargue