Boulbon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boulbon in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Tarascon at 7 km from Boulbon

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Boulbon 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 Boulbon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tarascon at 7 km and Chateau de Tarascon at 7 km.

Boulbon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone river, well...

See Tarascon guide
Chateau de Tarascon

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 7 km (direction south-south-west)

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the banks of...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


at 7 km (direction south-west), in the Gard department

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes and Avignon...

See Beaucaire guide


Heritage Site at 13 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre make Avignon very...

See Avignon guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace in Europe...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 14 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge on the Rhone in...

See Avignon Bridge guide


at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim to be one of...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide


at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in Villeneuve-lès-Avignon you...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide


at 15 km (direction south)

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when you are...

See Fontvieille guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 15 km (direction south-east)

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light spectacle based around famous artists...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 16 km (direction south-east)

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the village of Les...

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction south-east)

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and has beautiful views across...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard

Heritage Site at 16 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

The Pont-du-Gard is a 2000 year old Roman aquaduct, an extraordinary feat of engineering...

See Pont du Gard guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the historic centre make Arles...

See Arles guide

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Map of places to visit near Boulbon


Markets in and near Boulbon

  • Aramon: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (13km)
  • Remoulins: market Friday (13km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (14km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (14km)
  • Fontvieille: market Monday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Pontet: market Thursday (18km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (19km)

More information about Boulbon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Boulbon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (17km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (27km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de Nazareth (Vaison-la-Romaine) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (7km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (22km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (24km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (27km)
  • Jarditrain (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Istres (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (49km)

Geography and distances

Boulbon is in the south-east of France at 83 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Boulbon is 584 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boulbon

Canton: Tarascon

Arrondissement: Arles

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13150

Distance to Boulbon

from Marseille (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 584 km

from Calais: 816 km

from Nice: 208 km

from Bordeaux: 433 km

from Strasbourg: 575 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 Boulbon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aramon, Barbentane, Beaucaire, Theziers and Vallabregues.

This page in French: Visiter Boulbon