Gignac-la-Nerthe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Gignac-la-Nerthe: highlights and tourist information

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Gignac-la-Nerthe is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 15 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Gignac-la-Nerthe is 647 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Carry-le-Rouet at 9 km and Martigues at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gignac-la-Nerthe, 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 Gignac-la-Nerthe 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 Gignac-la-Nerthe

Markets in and near Gignac-la-Nerthe

  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (5km)
  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (15km)
  • Marseille: market every day (16km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (16km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (23km)

More information about Gignac-la-Nerthe, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gignac-la-Nerthe, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gignac-la-Nerthe.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (16km)
  • Glanum (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (16km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (18km)
  • Parc Borély (19km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (19km)
  • Parc Longchamp (19km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (22km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (40km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (45km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Calanque (25km)
  • Cap Canaille (31km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (34km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (39km)
  • Parc du Mugel (39km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (40km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (40km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (42km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (55km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (26km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gignac-la-Nerthe

Canton: Châteauneuf-Côte-Bleue

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13180

Distance to Gignac-la-Nerthe

from Marseille (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 647 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 167 km

from Bordeaux: 491 km

from Strasbourg: 609 km

Getting here

Gignac-la-Nerthe 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 Gignac-la-Nerthe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-les-Martigues, Ensues-la-Redonne, Le Rove, Marignane and Saint-Victoret.

This page in French: Visiter Gignac-la-Nerthe