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Trets tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 15 km from Trets

Visit Trets: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 15 km and Aubagne at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Trets, 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 Trets in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

at 15 km (direction east), in the Var department

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide
Aubagne

Aubagne

at 20 km (direction south-west)

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for...

See Aubagne guide
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide
Cassis

Cassis

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

The harbour area of Cassis, its beach and proximity to the Calanques...

See Cassis guide
 
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Barjols

Barjols

at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Var department

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of...

See Barjols guide
Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer

Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south), in the Var department

The beaches such as Les Lecques, the forest and the...

See Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer guide
Marseille

Marseille

at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Marseille guide
La Ciotat

La Ciotat

at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

The attractive harbour and numerous chapels in the old town are the...

See La Ciotat guide
Route des Cretes

Route des Cretes

Scenery at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

The Route des Cretes between Cassis and La Ciotat is a beautiful...

See Route des Cretes guide
Pertuis

Pertuis

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the...

See Pertuis guide
Bandol

Bandol

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Var department

The beach and the harbour, the bustling old town...

See Bandol guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Museum featuring an eclectic collection of objects discovered in the ocean and...

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide
Ansouis

Ansouis

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views...

See Ansouis guide

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

Map of places to visit near Trets

 
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Markets in and near Trets

  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Aubagne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Allauch: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (21km)
  • Jouques: market Sunday (21km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (22km)
  • Carnoux-en-Provence: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)

More information about Trets, Provence

Tourist attractions near Trets, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (11km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (22km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (26km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (30km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (30km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (31km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (32km)
  • Parc Longchamp (32km)
  • Parc Borély (32km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (32km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (41km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (42km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (42km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (50km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (51km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (51km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (51km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (52km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (53km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (15km)
  • Cap Canaille (28km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (30km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (30km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (31km)
  • Parc du Mugel (32km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (32km)
  • Calanque (34km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (39km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (39km)
  • Lac de Quinson (39km)
  • Mont Faron (39km)
  • Cap Sicié (45km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (52km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (39km)
  • Zoo de La Barben (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Trets is in the south-east of France at 31 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Trets is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Trets

Canton: Trets

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13530

Distance to Trets

from Marseille (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 131 km

from Bordeaux: 523 km

from Strasbourg: 593 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 Trets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Peynier, Pourrieres and Rousset.

This page in French: Visiter Trets

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