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Chateauneuf-le-Rouge tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aix-en-Provence at 10 km from Chateauneuf-le-Rouge

Visit Chateauneuf-le-Rouge: highlights and tourist information

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Chateauneuf-le-Rouge is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 10 km and Aubagne at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, 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 Chateauneuf-le-Rouge in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Aubagne guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of...

See Pertuis guide


at 24 km (direction east), in the Var department

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

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Marseille guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views...

See Ansouis guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Cassis guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the...

See Cadenet guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover...

See Cucuron guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Route des Cretes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages...

See Lourmarin guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 35 km (direction south)

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

See La Ciotat guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chateauneuf-le-Rouge


Markets in and near Chateauneuf-le-Rouge

  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (4km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (11km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (13km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (17km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (23km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (8km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (13km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (23km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (27km)
  • Parc Borély (30km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (30km)
  • Parc Longchamp (30km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (33km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (36km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (37km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (43km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (51km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (51km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (51km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (24km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (29km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (29km)
  • Cap Canaille (30km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (33km)
  • Calanque (33km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (36km)
  • Parc du Mugel (36km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (41km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (42km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (42km)
  • Lac de Quinson (44km)
  • Mont Faron (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (33km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (48km)

Geography and distances

Chateauneuf-le-Rouge is in the south-east of France at 27 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf-le-Rouge is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf-le-Rouge

Canton: Trets

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13790

Distance to Chateauneuf-le-Rouge

from Marseille (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 139 km

from Bordeaux: 512 km

from Strasbourg: 591 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 Chateauneuf-le-Rouge from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurecueil, Fuveau, Le Tholonet, Meyreuil, Peynier, Rousset and Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf-le-Rouge

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