Roquevaire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Roquevaire: highlights and tourist information

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Roquevaire is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 20 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Roquevaire is 662 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubagne at 7 km and Cassis at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Roquevaire, 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 Roquevaire 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 Roquevaire

Markets in and near Roquevaire

  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (3km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Cassis: market Wednesday & Friday (16km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (19km)
  • La Ciotat: market Tuesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Marseille: market every day (20km)

More information about Roquevaire, Provence

Tourist attractions near Roquevaire, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Roquevaire.

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (19km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (19km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (19km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (20km)
  • Parc Longchamp (20km)
  • Parc Borély (20km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (20km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (30km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (32km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (39km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (39km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (39km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (50km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (50km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (50km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (12km)
  • Cap Canaille (16km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (18km)
  • Parc du Mugel (20km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (21km)
  • Calanque (21km)
  • Mont Faron (36km)
  • Cap Sicié (38km)
  • Cap Sicié (38km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (43km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (43km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (52km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (52km)
  • Lac de Quinson (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (11km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (35km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Roquevaire

Canton: Roquevaire

Arrondissement: Marseille

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13360

Distance to Roquevaire

from Marseille (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 662 km

from Calais: 891 km

from Nice: 140 km

from Bordeaux: 520 km

from Strasbourg: 605 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auriol, Cadolive, Gemenos, La Bouilladisse, La Destrousse and Peypin.

This page in French: Visiter Roquevaire