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Port-de-Bouc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Port-de-Bouc in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Martigues at 4 km from Port-de-Bouc

Visit Port-de-Bouc: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Martigues at 4 km and Carry-le-Rouet at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Port-de-Bouc, 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 Port-de-Bouc in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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



at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Martigues guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Carry-le-Rouet guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Salon-de-Provence guide


at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Marseille guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Baux-de-Provence guide
Château des Baux-de-Provence

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roman Arles guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

This town near Arles has a small historic centre to explore when...

See Fontvieille guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide


at 45 km (direction west)

The Camargue region of marhes, with flamingoes and semi-wild...

See Camargue guide

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

Map of places to visit near Port-de-Bouc


Markets in and near Port-de-Bouc

  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (5km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (15km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Marseille: market every day (33km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (34km)

Hotels near Port-de-Bouc

More information about Port-de-Bouc, Provence

Tourist attractions near Port-de-Bouc, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (33km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (42km)
  • Glanum (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (42km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Eguilles (33km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (34km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (35km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (35km)
  • Parc Longchamp (35km)
  • Parc Borély (35km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (51km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Calanque (41km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (41km)
  • Cap Canaille (49km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (29km)

Geography and distances

Port-de-Bouc is in the south-east of France at 33 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Port-de-Bouc is 638 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-de-Bouc

Canton: Martigues-Ouest

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13110

Distance to Port-de-Bouc

from Marseille (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 638 km

from Calais: 871 km

from Nice: 186 km

from Bordeaux: 472 km

from Strasbourg: 613 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 Port-de-Bouc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fos-sur-Mer, Martigues and Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts.

This page in French: Visiter Port-de-Bouc

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