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Visit Gemenos: highlights and tourist information

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Gemenos is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 21 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Gemenos is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 5 km and Cassis at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gemenos, 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 Gemenos 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 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)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (20km)
  • Parc Longchamp (20km)
  • Parc Borély (20km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (25km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (29km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (34km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (34km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (38km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (45km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (45km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (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

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

Gemenos 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 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

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