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Visit Mimet: highlights and tourist information

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Mimet is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 18 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Mimet is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 12 km and Aubagne at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Mimet

Markets in and near Mimet

  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (5km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (6km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (9km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (13km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Marseille: market every day (18km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (23km)

More information about Mimet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Mimet, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (17km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (9km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (18km)
  • Parc Longchamp (20km)
  • Parc Borély (20km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (20km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (21km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (31km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (39km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (40km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (48km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (49km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (22km)
  • Cap Canaille (23km)
  • Calanque (24km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (25km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (29km)
  • Parc du Mugel (29km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (38km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (39km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (45km)
  • Mont Faron (47km)
  • Cap Sicié (49km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (50km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (51km)
  • Lac de Quinson (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (22km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (33km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mimet

Canton: Gardanne

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13105

Distance to Mimet

from Marseille (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 881 km

from Nice: 145 km

from Bordeaux: 510 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

Mimet 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 Mimet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cadolive, Fuveau, Gardanne, Greasque, Peypin, Saint-Savournin and Simiane-Collongue.

This page in French: Visiter Mimet

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