La Penne-sur-Huveaune tourism and travel guide

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La Penne-sur-Huveaune 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 La Penne-sur-Huveaune in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 5 km and Cassis at 8 km.

La Penne-sur-Huveaune, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cassis guide


at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Marseille guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Route des Cretes guide
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Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Ciotat guide


Seaside resort at 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the pleasant town...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Bandol guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Sanary-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west)

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

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 34 km (direction east-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 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Toulon guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Martigues guide

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Markets in and near La Penne-sur-Huveaune

  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (7km)
  • Marseille: market every day (12km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (14km)
  • La Ciotat: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Saint Cyr sur Mer: market Sunday (19km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (19km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)

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Tourist attractions near La Penne-sur-Huveaune, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (30km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (11km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (10km)
  • Parc Borély (11km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (11km)
  • Parc Longchamp (11km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (15km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (21km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (34km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (38km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (41km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Canaille (8km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (10km)
  • Calanque (11km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (15km)
  • Parc du Mugel (15km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (20km)
  • Cap Sicié (38km)
  • Mont Faron (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (37km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (46km)

Geography and distances

La Penne-sur-Huveaune is in the south-east of France at 12 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: La Penne-sur-Huveaune is 666 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Penne-sur-Huveaune

Canton: Aubagne

Arrondissement: Marseille

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13821

Distance to La Penne-sur-Huveaune

from Marseille (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 666 km

from Calais: 896 km

from Nice: 149 km

from Bordeaux: 516 km

from Strasbourg: 614 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 Penne-sur-Huveaune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allauch, Aubagne, Carnoux-en-Provence and Roquefort-la-Bedoule.

This page in French: Visiter La Penne-sur-Huveaune


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