Salon-de-Provence tourism and travel guide

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Visit Salon-de-Provence: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The castle and Collegiale church of Saint-Laurent are among the principal places of interest in Salon-de-Provence

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Salon-de-Provence. For detailed visitor information see the Salon-de-Provence travel guide.

Salon-de-Provence is situated in the Bouches-du-Rhone department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Salon-de-Provence is 617 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Menerbes at 23 km and Oppede-le-Vieux at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Salon-de-Provence, 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 Salon-de-Provence 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 Salon-de-Provence

Markets in and near Salon-de-Provence

  • Eyguieres: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Mallemort: market Friday (12km)
  • Lambesc: market Friday (14km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Eygalieres: market Friday (18km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Cavaillon: market Monday (23km)
  • Maubec: market Sunday (23km)
  • Cadenet: market Monday (25km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Salon-de-Provence, Provence

Tourist attractions near Salon-de-Provence, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Glanum (27km)
  • Montmajour Abbey (36km)
  • Fort Saint-Andre (44km)
  • Chateau d'If (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (19km)
  • Collégiale Notre Dame des Anges (Sorgues) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Sénanque (Gordes) (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Montmajour (Arles) (36km)
  • Eglise et cloitres de Saint Trophime, Eglise de Saint-Honorat des Alycamps (Arles) (38km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Repos de Montfavet (Avignon) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (18km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (22km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (27km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (32km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (33km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (33km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (35km)
  • Jarditrain (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Brantes (45km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (46km)
  • Parc Borély (48km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (48km)
  • Parc Longchamp (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Gorges de Régalon (16km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (16km)
  • Colorado Provencal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (9km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Salon-de-Provence

Canton: Salon-de-Provence

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13300

Distance to Salon-de-Provence

from Marseille (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 617 km

from Calais: 849 km

from Nice: 175 km

from Bordeaux: 471 km

from Strasbourg: 587 km

Getting here

Salon-de-Provence 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 Salon-de-Provence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aurons, Grans, Lancon-Provence, Pelissanne and Vernegues.

This page in French: Visiter Salon-de-Provence