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Rousset tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rousset in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Aix-en-Provence at 14 km from Rousset



Visit Rousset: highlights and tourist information

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Rousset is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 29 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Rousset is 649 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 14 km and Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rousset, 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 Rousset 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 Rousset


Markets in and near Rousset

  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (6km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (13km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (15km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (17km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (17km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (26km)

More information about Rousset, Provence

Tourist attractions near Rousset, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (7km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (28km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (17km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (26km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (29km)
  • Parc Borély (31km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (31km)
  • Parc Longchamp (31km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (33km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (35km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (36km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (46km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (48km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (48km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (49km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (57km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (57km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (57km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (20km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (28km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (29km)
  • Cap Canaille (30km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (32km)
  • Calanque (34km)
  • Parc du Mugel (35km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (35km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (39km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (40km)
  • Lac de Quinson (41km)
  • Mont Faron (45km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (37km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rousset

Canton: Trets

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13790

Distance to Rousset

from Marseille (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 649 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 135 km

from Bordeaux: 517 km

from Strasbourg: 591 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, Fuveau, Peynier, Puyloubier, Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon and Trets.

This page in French: Visiter Rousset

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