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 features

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 rentals are available around Bouches-du-Rhône?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 14,553 holiday lettings around Bouches-du-Rhône. From 1,975 villas to 5,298 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Bouches-du-Rhône?

If you're dreaming of a quiet retreat from city life, listen up! Leave all the stressful noise behind and fall asleep to the gentle sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 4,564 countryside rental properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might prefer trying something different. HomeAway has no lack of options to choose from, including:

  • 4,024 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 3,663 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 3,184 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Bouches-du-Rhône?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. With tons of space to spread out, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 5,007 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £9 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Apartment: 4,882 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £13 per night.
  • Villa: 1,986 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £25 per night.
  • Studio: 547 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.

Can I stay in Bouches-du-Rhône in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a holiday with the extended fam or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always lots of fun staying in a new place together! And the good news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. House holiday rentals are the top option here for big groups of guests. Our international database presently has 1,345 available. The holiday properties that are perfect for large numbers here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 3,038 rental properties suitable for that size. Book a night from just £35.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 1,699 rental accommodation that are ideal. You can get one for as little as £37 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 5? We offer 957 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £30 a night.

You and your posse will be in good hands when you plan your Bouches-du-Rhône travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Bouches-du-Rhône?

Cut down on those pesky accommodation costs by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll discover plenty of unique holiday rentals and save heaps! When it comes to seeking out an amazing deal, your first stop should be Marseille. Here, HomeAway has 3,742 holiday rentals at an average price of £107 per night. Another 3,469 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Cassis. With an average price of £108 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth bragging about.

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