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Vitrolles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vitrolles in Bouches-du-Rhone

Photo is of Carry-le-Rouet at 15 km from Vitrolles

Visit Vitrolles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Carry-le-Rouet at 15 km and Martigues at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Carry-le-Rouet

Carry-le-Rouet

Seaside resort at 15 km (direction south-west)

Slightly outside the main Riviera, the beaches and coastal paths...

See Carry-le-Rouet guide
Martigues

Martigues

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

The harbour area and quaint fishermen cottages is the...

See Martigues guide
Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence

at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Aix-en-Provence guide
Marseille

Marseille

at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Marseille guide
 
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Salon-de-Provence

Salon-de-Provence

at 25 km (direction north-west)

The castle and Collegiale church of Saint-Laurent are among the principal places...

See Salon-de-Provence guide
Aubagne

Aubagne

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aubagne guide
Calanques at Marseille

Calanques at Marseille

Scenery at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Calanques at Marseille guide
Pertuis

Pertuis

at 34 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Pertuis guide
Cadenet

Cadenet

at 34 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Cadenet is a small town in the south of the Luberon...

See Cadenet guide
Cassis

Cassis

Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cassis guide
Lourmarin

Lourmarin

Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

Lourmarin is one of the most important scenic villages...

See Lourmarin guide
Chateau de Lourmarin

Chateau de Lourmarin

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Chateau de Lourmarin guide
Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer

Museum at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Vaucluse department

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

See Extraordinary Museum of Georges Mazoyer guide
Ansouis

Ansouis

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-east), 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 Vitrolles

 
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Markets in and near Vitrolles

  • Marignane: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Berre-l'Etang: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Chateauneuf-les-Martigues: market Friday (10km)
  • Bouc-Bel-Air: market Sunday (13km)
  • Carry-le-Rouet: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Martigues: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (16km)
  • Gardanne: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Aix-en-Provence: market every day except Sunday (18km)
  • Marseille: market every day (20km)
  • Istres: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

Hotels near Vitrolles

More information about Vitrolles, Provence

Tourist attractions near Vitrolles, France

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

Grand sites of France

  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau d'If (20km)
  • Glanum (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Silvacane (La Roque-d'Antheron) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d'Albertas (13km)
  • Jardin d'Eguilles (16km)
  • Parc du 26e Centenaire (22km)
  • Jardin de la Magalone (24km)
  • Parc Longchamp (24km)
  • Parc Borély (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (34km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (39km)
  • Jardin de la Louve (42km)
  • Jardin de l'Alchimiste (42km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (43km)
  • Jardin aquatique « Aux fleurs de l'eau (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Calanque (30km)
  • Gorges de Régalon (34km)
  • Cap Canaille (35km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (37km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (42km)
  • Parc du Mugel (43km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (43km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (50km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo de La Barben (20km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vitrolles is in the south-east of France at 20 kilometres from Marseille, the department capital (general information: Vitrolles is 641 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vitrolles

Canton: Vitrolles

Arrondissement: Istres

Department: Bouches-du-Rhone

Region: Provence

Postcode: 13127

Distance to Vitrolles

from Marseille (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 641 km

from Calais: 872 km

from Nice: 165 km

from Bordeaux: 490 km

from Strasbourg: 603 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 Vitrolles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Pennes-Mirabeau, Marignane, Rognac and Saint-Victoret.

This page in French: Visiter Vitrolles

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