Le Tholonet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aix-en-Provence at 5 km from Le Tholonet

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Le Tholonet 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 Le Tholonet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 5 km and Pertuis at 20 km.

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 20 km (direction west), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon...

See Pertuis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

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

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Ansouis guide


at 26 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Aubagne guide


at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Marseille guide


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

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

See Cadenet guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Cucuron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Lourmarin guide


at 30 km (direction 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
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

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Seaside resort at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Cassis guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Salon-de-Provence guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Tholonet


Markets in and near Le Tholonet

  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (5km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (8km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (11km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (16km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (19km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (20km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Tholonet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (11km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (10km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (20km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (28km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (29km)
  • Parc Borély (31km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (31km)
  • Parc Longchamp (31km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (38km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (40km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (42km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (52km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (57km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (29km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (29km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (29km)
  • Cap Canaille (34km)
  • Calanque (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (36km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (36km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (40km)
  • Parc du Mugel (40km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (42km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (44km)
  • Lac de Quinson (47km)
  • Mont Faron (54km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (27km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (53km)

Geography and distances

Le Tholonet is in the south-east of France at 27 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Le Tholonet is 641 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Tholonet

Canton: Aix-en-Provence-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13100

Distance to Le Tholonet

from Marseille (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 641 km

from Calais: 871 km

from Nice: 143 km

from Bordeaux: 507 km

from Strasbourg: 589 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 Le Tholonet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix-en-Provence, Beaurecueil, Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, Meyreuil, Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon and Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde.

This page in French: Visiter Le Tholonet