Saint-Etienne-du-Gres tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fontvieille at 6 km from Saint-Etienne-du-Gres

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Etienne-du-Gres in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fontvieille at 6 km and Tarascon at 6 km.

Saint-Etienne-du-Gres, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Fontvieille guide


at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

Tarascon is a pleasant town with a substantial castle on the Rhone...

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

Carrières de Lumières in Baux-de-Provence

at 6 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Chateau de Tarascon

Castle at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

The Chateau de Tarascon is an imposing 15th century castle on the...

See Chateau de Tarascon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Château des Baux-de-Provence

Castle at 7 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Château des Baux-de-Provence guide


at 8 km (direction west-north-west), in the Gard department

Beaucaire is well situtaed for exploring the popular towns of Arles, Nimes...

See Beaucaire guide


at 8 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Remy-de-Provence guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arles guide
Roman Arles

Roman Arles

Heritage Site at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Roman Arles guide


Heritage Site at 19 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pope's Palace, the Pont d'Avignon and an attractive town centre make...

See Avignon guide
Papal Palace, Avignon

Papal Palace, Avignon

Castle at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Papal Palace in Avignon is the most imposing gothic palace in...

See Papal Palace, Avignon guide
Avignon Bridge

Avignon Bridge

Bridge at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

The Pont Saint-Benezet is the remaining part of the bridge on the...

See Avignon Bridge guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east), in the Gard department

Losing out in visitor numbers to famous Avignon across the river, in...

See Villeneuve-les-Avignon guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Etienne-du-Gres

  • Fontvieille: market Monday & Friday (6km)
  • Beaucaire: market Thursday & Sunday (8km)
  • Aramon: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Arles: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Chateaurenard: market Sunday (15km)
  • Eygalieres: market Friday (18km)
  • Bellegarde: market Friday (18km)
  • Avignon: market every day except Monday (19km)
  • Villeneuve-les-Avignon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Manduel: market Wednesday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Etienne-du-Gres, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Alpilles (9km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (10km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (14km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (20km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Théodorit et Fenestrelle Tower (Uzes) (36km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (8km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (18km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (28km)
  • Jardins de la Fontaine (30km)
  • Jarditrain (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (42km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Etienne-du-Gres is in the south-east of France at 75 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Saint-Etienne-du-Gres is 593 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Etienne-du-Gres

Canton: Tarascon

Arrondissement: Arles

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13103

Distance to Saint-Etienne-du-Gres

from Marseille (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 593 km

from Calais: 826 km

from Nice: 204 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 582 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 Saint-Etienne-du-Gres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baux-de-Provence, Maillane, Mas-Blanc-Des-Alpilles and Tarascon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Etienne-du-Gres