Carry-le-Rouet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carry-le-Rouet in Bouches-du-Rhone

Visit Carry-le-Rouet: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Slightly outside the main Riviera, the beaches and coastal paths of Carry-le-Rouet are very popular due to their proximity to Marseille

Important note

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

Carry-le-Rouet is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 18 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Carry-le-Rouet is 651 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Marseille at 19 km and Calanques at Marseille at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carry-le-Rouet, 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 Carry-le-Rouet 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 Carry-le-Rouet

Markets in and near Carry-le-Rouet

Market days in Carry-le-Rouet: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (6km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Marseille: market every day (18km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (25km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Carry-le-Rouet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Carry-le-Rouet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (46km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (19km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (44km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (57km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc Longchamp (20km)
  • Parc Borély (20km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (20km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (21km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (25km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (31km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Calanque (26km)
  • Cap Canaille (34km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (36km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (41km)
  • Parc du Mugel (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (33km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carry-le-Rouet

Canton: Châteauneuf-Côte-Bleue

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13620

Distance to Carry-le-Rouet

from Marseille (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 651 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 176 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 617 km

Getting here

Carry-le-Rouet 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 Carry-le-Rouet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-les-Martigues, Ensues-la-Redonne and Sausset-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Carry-le-Rouet