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Carnoux-en-Provence tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carnoux-en-Provence in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Aubagne at 4 km from Carnoux-en-Provence

Visit Carnoux-en-Provence: highlights and tourist information

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Carnoux-en-Provence is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 4 km and Cassis at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Carnoux-en-Provence, 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 Carnoux-en-Provence in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity to the Calanques...

See Cassis guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 8 km (direction south)

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is a beautiful...

See Route des Cretes guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old...

See La Ciotat guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

The white cliffs of the Calanques de Marseille plunging into...

See Calanques at Marseille guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is one of...

See Marseille guide


Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and the vineyards...

See Bandol guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

The historic boats and the palm trees around the pretty harbour are...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east), in the Var department

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon is the...

See Toulon guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

Slightly outside the main Riviera, the beaches and coastal paths...

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

The harbour area and quaint fishermen cottages is the...

See Martigues guide

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

Map of places to visit near Carnoux-en-Provence


Markets in and near Carnoux-en-Provence

Market days in Carnoux-en-Provence: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (4km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (4km)
  • La Ciotat: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (14km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Marseille: market every day (16km)
  • Bandol: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (21km)

More information about Carnoux-en-Provence, Provence

Tourist attractions near Carnoux-en-Provence, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (33km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (15km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc municipal du Mugel (11km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (14km)
  • Parc Longchamp (14km)
  • Parc Borély (14km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (14km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (25km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (35km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (37km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (37km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Canaille (4km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (7km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (10km)
  • Parc du Mugel (11km)
  • Calanque (12km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (17km)
  • Cap Sicié (33km)
  • Mont Faron (34km)

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 (33km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (50km)

Geography and distances

Carnoux-en-Provence is in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Carnoux-en-Provence is 670 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carnoux-en-Provence

Canton: Ciotat

Arrondissement: Marseille

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13470

Distance to Carnoux-en-Provence

from Marseille (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 670 km

from Calais: 900 km

from Nice: 147 km

from Bordeaux: 521 km

from Strasbourg: 616 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 Carnoux-en-Provence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubagne, Cassis, Ceyreste, Gemenos, La Penne-sur-Huveaune and Roquefort-la-Bedoule.

This page in French: Visiter Carnoux-en-Provence

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