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Visit Aubagne: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association with Marcel Pagnol, the famous French author

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Aubagne. For detailed visitor information see the Aubagne travel guide.

Aubagne is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Aubagne is 666 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Route des Cretes at 12 km and La Ciotat at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aubagne, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aubagne in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Bouches-du-Rhone

Map of places to visit near Aubagne

Markets in and near Aubagne

Market days in Aubagne: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday;

  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (0km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (9km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • La Ciotat: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Marseille: market every day (16km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (16km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)

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Tourist attractions near Aubagne, France

What to do at Aubagne? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aubagne.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (28km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (16km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (14km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (14km)
  • Parc Longchamp (16km)
  • Parc Borély (16km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (16km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (22km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (33km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (35km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (38km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (38km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (45km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Canaille (9km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (11km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (14km)
  • Parc du Mugel (14km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (15km)
  • Calanque (15km)
  • Mont Faron (35km)
  • Cap Sicié (35km)
  • Lac de Quinson (59km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (34km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aubagne

Canton: Aubagne

Arrondissement: Marseille

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13400

Distance to Aubagne

from Marseille (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 666 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 145 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 612 km

Getting here

Aubagne 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 Aubagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carnoux-en-Provence, Gemenos, La Penne-sur-Huveaune and Roquefort-la-Bedoule.

This page in French: Visiter Aubagne

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