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Marignane tourism and travel guide

Photo of Marignane in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Carry-le-Rouet at 11 km from Marignane

Visit Marignane: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Carry-le-Rouet at 11 km and Martigues at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Marignane, 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 Marignane in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south-west)

Slightly outside the main Riviera, the beaches and coastal paths of...

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Martigues guide


at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marseille guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salon-de-Provence guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubagne guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cassis guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Route des Cretes guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Cadenet guide


at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Pertuis guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide

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Map of places to visit near Marignane


Markets in and near Marignane

Market days in Marignane: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday;

  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (5km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (13km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (16km)
  • Marseille: market every day (19km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Marignane, Provence

Tourist attractions near Marignane, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (19km)
  • Glanum (52km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (17km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (20km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (21km)
  • Parc Borély (22km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (22km)
  • Parc Longchamp (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (39km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (42km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (44km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Calanque (28km)
  • Cap Canaille (34km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (37km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (38km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (42km)
  • Parc du Mugel (42km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (44km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (54km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (23km)

Geography and distances

Marignane is in the south-east of France at 18 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Marignane is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Marignane

Canton: Marignane

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13700

Distance to Marignane

from Marseille (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 875 km

from Nice: 168 km

from Bordeaux: 488 km

from Strasbourg: 607 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 Marignane 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, Gignac-la-Nerthe, Le Rove, Saint-Victoret and Vitrolles.

This page in French: Visiter Marignane

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