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Gardanne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gardanne: highlights and tourist information

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Gardanne is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Gardanne is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 8 km and Marseille at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gardanne, 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 Gardanne 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 Gardanne


Markets in and near Gardanne

Market days in Gardanne: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (5km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (8km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (9km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Marseille: market every day (19km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (23km)

More information about Gardanne, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gardanne, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (4km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (16km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (20km)
  • Parc Longchamp (23km)
  • Parc Borély (23km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (23km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (27km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (34km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (36km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (43km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (43km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (54km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (54km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (54km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (27km)
  • Cap Canaille (27km)
  • Calanque (27km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (30km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (34km)
  • Parc du Mugel (34km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (37km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (37km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (40km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (50km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (51km)
  • Mont Faron (52km)
  • Cap Sicié (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (29km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gardanne

Canton: Gardanne

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13120

Distance to Gardanne

from Marseille (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 877 km

from Nice: 148 km

from Bordeaux: 506 km

from Strasbourg: 597 km

Getting here

Gardanne 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 Gardanne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouc-Bel-Air, Greasque, Meyreuil, Mimet, Saint-Savournin and Simiane-Collongue.

This page in French: Visiter Gardanne

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