Auriol tourism and travel guide

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Visit Auriol: highlights and tourist information

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Auriol is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 23 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Auriol is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 10 km and Cassis at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Auriol, 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 Auriol 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 Auriol

Markets in and near Auriol

Market days in Auriol: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (11km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (19km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Auriol, Provence

Tourist attractions near Auriol, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Auriol.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (19km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (22km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (20km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (22km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (23km)
  • Parc Longchamp (24km)
  • Parc Borély (24km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (24km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (28km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (38km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (38km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (38km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (48km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (49km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (49km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (49km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (11km)
  • Cap Canaille (19km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (21km)
  • Parc du Mugel (23km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (23km)
  • Calanque (25km)
  • Mont Faron (36km)
  • Cap Sicié (39km)
  • Cap Sicié (39km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (40km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (40km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (49km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (49km)
  • Lac de Quinson (49km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (55km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (55km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (62km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (12km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (35km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (45km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Auriol

Canton: Roquevaire

Arrondissement: Marseille

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13390

Distance to Auriol

from Marseille (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 137 km

from Bordeaux: 522 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bouilladisse, La Destrousse, Peypin, Roquevaire and Saint-Zacharie.

This page in French: Visiter Auriol