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La Barben tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Barben in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Salon-de-Provence at 6 km from La Barben

Visit La Barben: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Salon-de-Provence at 6 km and Cadenet at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Barben, 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 La Barben in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salon-de-Provence guide


at 21 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Cadenet guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Lourmarin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

One of our favourite Luberon villages, the streets of old Menerbes are...

See Menerbes guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Oppede might be less visited than the more famous...

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The small village of Lacoste, one of the most beautiful...

See Lacoste guide


at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Less visited than some of the Luberon villages, the upper town in...

See Bonnieux guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the most beautiful villages...

See Luberon Natural Park guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

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

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make...

See Ansouis guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Martigues guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque...

See Cucuron guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Barben


Markets in and near La Barben

  • Lambesc: market Friday (8km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (11km)
  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (20km)
  • Lourmarin: market Friday (22km)
  • Eygalieres: market Friday (23km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (24km)

More information about La Barben, Provence

Tourist attractions near La Barben, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (39km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (33km)
  • Chateau d'If (40km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (42km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (32km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (42km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (44km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eguilles (16km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (23km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (24km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (27km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (28km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (41km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (42km)
  • Jarditrain (43km)
  • Parc Borély (44km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (44km)
  • Parc Longchamp (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (15km)
  • Colorado Provencal (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (3km)

Geography and distances

La Barben is in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: La Barben is 620 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Barben

Canton: Pélissanne

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13330

Distance to La Barben

from Marseille (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 620 km

from Calais: 852 km

from Nice: 169 km

from Bordeaux: 477 km

from Strasbourg: 586 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 La Barben from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurons, Lancon-Provence and Pelissanne.

This page in French: Visiter La Barben

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