Where to stay around Bouches-du-Rhône?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,723 holiday lettings near Bouches-du-Rhône. From 2,530 Houses to 1,191 Villas, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Bouches-du-Rhône area.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Marseille: 3,683 holiday homes
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,443 holiday homes
  • Cassis: 3,446 holiday homes
  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: 2,855 holiday homes
  • Arles: 3,642 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bouches-du-Rhône! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Marseille: 3,683 holiday lettings
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,443 holiday lettings
  • Cassis: 3,446 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: 2,855 holiday lettings
  • Arles: 3,642 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Bouches-du-Rhône are:

  • Marseille Provence Airport (MRS): 4,109 self catering accommodations
  • La Ciotat (XCT): 5,981 self catering accommodations
  • Aubagne (JAH): 6,539 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Bouches-du-Rhône?

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

  • Golf de Pont-Royal: 5,321 holiday rentals
  • Camargue: 1,967 holiday rentals
  • Cassis Beach: 5,670 holiday rentals
  • Calanques: 4,915 holiday rentals
  • Arles Amphitheatre: 2,683 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bouches-du-Rhône listed on HomeAway 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 accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home, villa or barn in Bouches du Rhone your home away from home

Bouches-du-Rhone is a department of southern France neighbouring Gard, Vaucluse, Var and the Mediterranean Sea. The department represents all that is best about the much celebrated region of Provence, and is a department of huge contrasts, from the towering mountains of the north and east to the vast plains of Camargue, and from the long quiet Mediterranean coast to the bustling city of Marseille, there is a holiday rental villa in Bouches-du-Rhone to suit every holidaymaker.

Things to do in Bouches-du-Rhone, France

There are 160km of hiking trails along the unique stretch of coastline known as the Calanques, an outstanding wild region of creeks, inlets and rocky escarpments from Marseille and Cassis. The Natural Park of Camargue is a huge wetland plain filled with paddies and ponds, and dotted with flamingos, herons and cormorants. Both regions are fascinating places to walk and admire the scenery and wildlife.

The sharp peaks of the Alpilles provide an extremely picturesque and dramatic landscape, filled with hill villages, lush valleys and rough terrain, perfect for escaping to the sunny countryside of Provence.

The beaches and sea of the Mediterranean Coast of Bouches-du-Rhone are magnificent sandy beaches, where swimming and sunbathing provide excuse enough to rent a Bouches-du-Rhone holiday villa. However, for the more active traveller, the tennis, horse riding and hiking facilities are top class, with a multitude of terrain and sights to inspire you.

From a holiday villa, cottage or barn in Bouches-du-Rhone, there is plenty of scope to play a round or two of golf. The Pont Royal, Servannes, Les Baux and Fuveau Golf Courses are of a very high standard, and are open to the public.

Places to holiday in Bouches-du-Rhone, France

Marseille is a cosmopolitan city, the second largest in France after Paris. It is home to a thriving community of artists and writers, and is blessed with a rich cultural and gastronomic heritage, and some exquisite Bouches-du-Rhone restaurants can be found amongst the chic boutiques and shopping.

Aix-en-Provence is a city built on hot springs by the Romans, with a strong Provincial flavour. Here are the best of the Bouches-du-Rhone restaurants. It is a beautiful city, and the most important in Bouches-du-Rhone after Marseille. The weekly markets are a lively way to meet the locals and discover the best of local craftsmanship and culinary skill, with a huge spread of delicacies to be tried in your self catering Bouches-du-Rhone holiday rental villa.

Mallemort-en-Provence is a beautiful old city with a long and intriguing history. No one is sure of its origins, as there are conflicting accounts and architecture and points of interest from a magnitude of era's and influences. Taking a Bouches-du-Rhone self catering holiday villa in Mallemort-en-Provence is a magnificent place to relax and explore.

Saint-Remy-de-Provence prides itself on the culture and history of the town. There are huge wealth of monuments, most of which are stunningly beautiful and vibrant living traditions. Saint-Remy-de-Provence is a delightful place to take a Bouches-du-Rhone villa, as time seems to have stood still here for many centuries.

Arles is the gateway to the Camargue, but more than that, it is a stunningly beautiful Roman city. The ferias or bull runs still occur in the Roman arena, which has been used since the first century! Arles is a massive attraction for arts lovers as there art a magnitude of galleries and festivals. Van Gogh, Gaugin and Picasso all have strong links to the city, and Picasso is reported to have taken much inspiration whilst staying in an Arles villa.

Weather in Bouches-du-Rhone, France

Bouches-du-Rhone has a mild climate, with many days of sunshine. Summers are hot, reaching to around 30°C during the hottest months of August and July, so many of the Bouches-du-Rhone holiday rentals have a pool. Winters are mild, without being harsh.

Travel to Bouches-du-Rhone, France

Depending on the exact location of your gite, holiday cottage or barn in Bouches-du-Rhone, Nimes (FNI), Avignon (AVN) or Marseille (MRS) International Airport will allow you the easiest access to your Bouches-du-Rhone holiday rental. There are daily cheap flights to Bouches-du-Rhone arriving from a range of British airports, and cheap flights are easy to find, especially on the internet.

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)

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)