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Miramas tourism and travel guide

Photo of Miramas in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Salon-de-Provence at 10 km from Miramas

Visit Miramas: highlights and tourist information

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Miramas 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 10 km and Martigues at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Salon-de-Provence guide


at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Martigues guide
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 25 km (direction north-west)

The Château des Baux-de-Provence is a remarkable ruined castle above the village...

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 25 km (direction north-west)

The village of Baux-de-Provence is small but exceptionally picturesque, and...

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 25 km (direction north-west)

The Carrieres de Lumieres is a sound and light...

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

The historic monuments here are a testament to St-Remy-de-Provence's claim...

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide
Luberon Natural Park

Luberon Natural Park

Natural Parc at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Luberon Regional Natural Parc includes several of the...

See Luberon Natural Park guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

This town near Arles has a small historic centre...

See Fontvieille guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The roman amphitheatre and the traditional pastel-painted houses in the...

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Arles contains numerous Roman monuments including the famous...

See Roman Arles guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Oppede-le-Vieux guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Menerbes guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Cadenet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Miramas


Markets in and near Miramas

  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Eygalieres: market Friday (20km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (22km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (23km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (26km)

Hotels near Miramas

More information about Miramas, Provence

Tourist attractions near Miramas, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (27km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (31km)
  • Chateau d'If (44km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (31km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (32km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (38km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (40km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (20km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (28km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (35km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (36km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (36km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (42km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (46km)
  • Parc Longchamp (47km)
  • Parc Borély (47km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (25km)
  • Calanque (53km)
  • Colorado Provencal (54km)
  • Cap Canaille (59km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (17km)

Geography and distances

Miramas is in the south-east of France at 43 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Miramas is 621 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Miramas

Canton: Istres-Nord

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13140

Distance to Miramas

from Marseille (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 621 km

from Calais: 853 km

from Nice: 183 km

from Bordeaux: 466 km

from Strasbourg: 595 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 Miramas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cornillon-Confoux, Grans and Saint-Chamas.

This page in French: Visiter Miramas

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