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Peynier tourism and travel guide

Photo of Peynier in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Aix-en-Provence at 17 km from Peynier

Visit Peynier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 17 km and Aubagne at 18 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Aubagne guide


at 18 km (direction east), in the Var department

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cassis guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marseille guide


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

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

See Pertuis guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Route des Cretes guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 30 km (direction south)

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

See La Ciotat guide


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

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

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide


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

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large...

See Barjols guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

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

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Ansouis guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Bandol guide

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

Map of places to visit near Peynier


Markets in and near Peynier

  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (6km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (18km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (18km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (21km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (22km)

Hotels near Peynier

More information about Peynier, Provence

Tourist attractions near Peynier, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (10km)

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

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (18km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (27km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (27km)
  • Parc Borély (29km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (29km)
  • Parc Longchamp (29km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (30km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (30km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (31km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (40km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (44km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (44km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (50km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (52km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (54km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (54km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (54km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (16km)
  • Cap Canaille (27km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (29km)
  • Parc du Mugel (31km)
  • Calanque (32km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (32km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (32km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (32km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (41km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (41km)
  • Mont Faron (42km)
  • Lac de Quinson (42km)
  • Cap Sicié (46km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (49km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (20km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (40km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (41km)

Geography and distances

Peynier is in the south-east of France at 27 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Peynier is 652 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Peynier

Canton: Trets

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13790

Distance to Peynier

from Marseille (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 652 km

from Calais: 882 km

from Nice: 134 km

from Bordeaux: 519 km

from Strasbourg: 594 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 Peynier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belcodene, Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, Fuveau, La Bouilladisse, Rousset and Trets.

This page in French: Visiter Peynier

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