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Chateauneuf-les-Martigues tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateauneuf-les-Martigues in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Carry-le-Rouet at 6 km from Chateauneuf-les-Martigues

Visit Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Carry-le-Rouet at 6 km and Martigues at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateauneuf-les-Martigues, 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-les-Martigues in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

Slightly outside the main Riviera, the beaches and coastal paths of Carry-le-Rouet...

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

The harbour area and quaint fishermen cottages is the principal attraction in...

See Martigues guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marseille guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle and Collegiale church of Saint-Laurent are among the principal places...

See Salon-de-Provence guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cassis guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Route des Cretes guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See La Ciotat guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Cadenet guide


at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Pertuis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 45 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Chateauneuf-les-Martigues


Markets in and near Chateauneuf-les-Martigues

Market days in Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: weekly market: Friday;

  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (0km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (10km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (10km)
  • Marseille: market every day (19km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (21km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)

Hotels near Chateauneuf-les-Martigues

More information about Chateauneuf-les-Martigues, Provence

Tourist attractions near Chateauneuf-les-Martigues, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (42km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (19km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (48km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (55km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (21km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (21km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (22km)
  • Parc Longchamp (22km)
  • Parc Borély (22km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (25km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (44km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (46km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Calanque (28km)
  • Cap Canaille (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (37km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (42km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (42km)
  • Parc du Mugel (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (27km)

Geography and distances

Chateauneuf-les-Martigues is in the south-east of France at 18 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Chateauneuf-les-Martigues is 646 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateauneuf-les-Martigues

Canton: Châteauneuf-Côte-Bleue

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13220

Distance to Chateauneuf-les-Martigues

from Marseille (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 646 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 173 km

from Bordeaux: 487 km

from Strasbourg: 612 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-les-Martigues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carry-le-Rouet, Ensues-la-Redonne, Gignac-la-Nerthe, Marignane, Saint-Victoret and Sausset-les-Pins.

This page in French: Visiter Chateauneuf-les-Martigues

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