Berre-l'Etang tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Martigues at 12 km from Berre-l'Etang

Visit Berre-l'Etang: highlights and tourist information

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Berre-l'Etang is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Berre-l'Etang in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Martigues at 12 km and Carry-le-Rouet at 16 km.

Berre-l'Etang, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

The harbour area and quaint fishermen cottages is the principal attraction in the large...

See Martigues guide


Seaside resort at 16 km (direction south)

Slightly outside the main Riviera, the beaches and coastal paths of Carry-le-Rouet are very...

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle and Collegiale church of Saint-Laurent are among the principal places of interest...

See Salon-de-Provence guide


at 24 km (direction east)

The vibrant town of Aix-en-Provence is a traditional Provence town, with many museums and...

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 26 km (direction south-east)

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is one of the most vibrant...

See Marseille guide


at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional Natural Park...

See Cadenet guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the village of...

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon region...

See Lourmarin guide


at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon Regional Natural...

See Pertuis guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 37 km (direction south-east)

The white cliffs of the Calanques de Marseille plunging into the deep blue sea...

See Calanques at Marseille guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and various works...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make it one...

See Ansouis guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association with Marcel...

See Aubagne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vaucluse department

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are overflowing with...

See Menerbes guide

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Markets in and near Berre-l'Etang

Market days in Berre-l'Etang: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (10km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (20km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (21km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Berre-l'Etang, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (26km)
  • Glanum (44km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (48km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eguilles (18km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (20km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (28km)
  • Parc Longchamp (30km)
  • Parc Borély (30km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (30km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (36km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (40km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (40km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (50km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (31km)
  • Calanque (36km)
  • Cap Canaille (42km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (44km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (49km)
  • Parc du Mugel (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (17km)

Geography and distances

Berre-l'Etang is in the south-east of France at 26 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Berre-l'Etang is 636 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Berre-l'Etang

Canton: Berre-l'Étang

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13130

Distance to Berre-l'Etang

from Marseille (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 636 km

from Calais: 868 km

from Nice: 171 km

from Bordeaux: 482 km

from Strasbourg: 602 km

Getting here

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 Berre-l'Etang from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Rognac.

This page in French: Visiter Berre-l'Etang