Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Bouches-du-Rhone

Take a holiday to Bouches-du-Rhone and enjoy the area's monuments, history and museums. Revered for its parks, golfing and theatres, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Local cultural sights include Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations and La Vieille Charite. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Bouches-du-Rhone

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bouches-du-Rhone a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Ouest Provence Mirama (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Karting de L'Etang (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Eurocopter (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Zoo Barben (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Golf de Pont-Royal (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bouches-du-Rhone

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bouches-du-Rhone is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camargue (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
  • Martigues Garden Beach (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Plage Du Jai (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Verdon Beach (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bouches-du-Rhone

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Istres St-Chamas Station, Istres Station and Istres Rassuen Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Bouches-du-Rhone by jumping on the metro at Bougainville Station, National Station or Désirée Clary Metro Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Bouches-du-Rhône?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 14,415 holiday rentals around Bouches-du-Rhône. From 5,332 holiday houses to 1,962 villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bouches-du-Rhône is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bouches-du-Rhône?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bouches-du-Rhône. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • St-Rémy-de-Provence: 2,910 holiday rentals
  • Chateau de l'Emperi: 4,279 holiday rentals
  • Maussane-les-Alpilles: 1,790 holiday rentals
  • Arles: 2,080 holiday rentals
  • Couronne Urbaine: 424 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bouches-du-Rhône! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Bouches-du-Rhône?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Bouches-du-Rhône with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • St-Rémy-de-Provence: 2,910 holiday homes
  • Maussane-les-Alpilles: 1,790 holiday homes
  • Arles: 2,080 holiday homes
  • La Ciotat: 3,489 holiday homes
  • Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer: 2,244 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Bouches-du-Rhône?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Bouches-du-Rhône are:

  • La Ciotat (XCT): 6,226 holiday houses
  • Aubagne (JAH): 6,628 holiday houses
  • Marseille Provence Airport (MRS): 4,063 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Bouches-du-Rhône?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Bouches-du-Rhône. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chateau de l'Emperi: 4,279 holiday rentals
  • Marseille (XRF-Saint Charles SNCF Train Station): 4,992 holiday rentals
  • Paul Cezanne University: 4,519 holiday rentals
  • French Air Force Academy: 4,219 holiday rentals
  • Carrieres de Lumieres: 4,605 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bouches-du-Rhône listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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