Gemenos tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aubagne at 5 km from Gemenos

Visit Gemenos: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gemenos in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 5 km and Cassis at 11 km.

Gemenos, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cassis guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 13 km (direction south)

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

See La Ciotat guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Route des Cretes guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant town make Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


at 20 km (direction west)

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

See Marseille guide


Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town and the vineyards nearby all...

See Bandol guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Var department

The historic boats and the palm trees around the pretty harbour are the highlight...

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


at 26 km (direction north-east), in the Var department

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

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon is the base for...

See Toulon guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Var department

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses, fountains and...

See Barjols guide

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Map of places to visit near Gemenos


Markets in and near Gemenos

  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (11km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (13km)
  • La Ciotat: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (14km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Bandol: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Gemenos, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gemenos, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (27km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (20km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc municipal du Mugel (15km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (19km)
  • Parc Borély (20km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (20km)
  • Parc Longchamp (20km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (25km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (29km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (34km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (34km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (38km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (45km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (45km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (45km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (46km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (10km)
  • Cap Canaille (11km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (13km)
  • Parc du Mugel (15km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (15km)
  • Calanque (19km)
  • Mont Faron (31km)
  • Cap Sicié (32km)
  • Lac de Quinson (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (6km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (30km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (50km)

Geography and distances

Gemenos is in the south-east of France at 21 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Gemenos is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gemenos

Canton: Aubagne

Arrondissement: Marseille

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13420

Distance to Gemenos

from Marseille (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 897 km

from Nice: 140 km

from Bordeaux: 524 km

from Strasbourg: 610 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 Gemenos from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubagne, Carnoux-en-Provence, Cuges-les-Pins, Roquefort-la-Bedoule and Roquevaire.

This page in French: Visiter Gemenos