Vauvenargues tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aix-en-Provence at 13 km from Vauvenargues

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Vauvenargues 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 Vauvenargues in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aix-en-Provence at 13 km and Pertuis at 18 km.

Vauvenargues, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide


at 18 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Pertuis is a small Provencal town to the south of the Luberon Regional Natural...

See Pertuis guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide


Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The quaint medieval centre, the castle and the views from Ansouis make it one...

See Ansouis guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Var department

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

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Enter Cucuron through one of its medieval gateways to discover a picturesque old town...

See Cucuron guide


at 28 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon Regional Natural Park...

See Cadenet guide


at 29 km (direction south)

The small market town of Aubagne is best known for its association with Marcel...

See Aubagne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages in the Luberon region...

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 30 km (direction north-west), in the Vaucluse department

The Chateau de Lourmarin is a castle on the edge of the village of...

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at 32 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small spa town of Gréoux-les-Bains is well situated to explore the Lac d'Esparron...

See Greoux-les-Bains guide


at 33 km (direction east), in the Var department

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses, fountains and...

See Barjols guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

Marseille is perhaps not a tourist town but is one of the most vibrant...

See Marseille guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Ensure that your trip to the bustling town of Manosque includes a stroll up...

See Manosque guide

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Markets in and near Vauvenargues

  • Jouques: market Sunday (9km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (13km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Pertuis: market Friday (17km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (19km)
  • La Tour-d'Aigues: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Martin-de-la-Brasque: market Sunday (24km)

More information about Vauvenargues, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vauvenargues, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (4km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (18km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (19km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (20km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (28km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (35km)
  • Parc Borély (37km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (37km)
  • Parc Longchamp (37km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (38km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (38km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (43km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (44km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (45km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Verdon (rivière) (22km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (22km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (28km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (34km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (38km)
  • Lac de Quinson (38km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (39km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (40km)
  • Calanque (41km)
  • Colorado Provencal (42km)
  • Parc du Mugel (43km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (33km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (52km)

Geography and distances

Vauvenargues is in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Vauvenargues is 640 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vauvenargues

Canton: Aix-en-Provence-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Aix-en-Provence

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13126

Distance to Vauvenargues

from Marseille (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 640 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 135 km

from Bordeaux: 513 km

from Strasbourg: 583 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 Vauvenargues from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurecueil, Puyloubier and Saint-Antonin-sur-Bayon.

This page in French: Visiter Vauvenargues