Chateauneuf-le-Rouge tourism and travel guide

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

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

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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!


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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)

More information about Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, France

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 Longchamp (30km)
  • Parc Borély (30km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (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)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (51km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (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)
  • 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

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

Chateauneuf-le-Rouge 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 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