Destination guide

Why people love visiting luxury Istres

Learn about the unique charm of Istres with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Camargue and Chateau des Baux are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Istres

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Istres has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf Ouest Provence Mirama (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Servanes Golf (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Karting de L'Etang (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Zoo Barben (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Domaine de Manville (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Eurocopter (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Istres

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Istres is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Camargue (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Martigues Garden Beach (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Plage Du Jai (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Alpilles (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Verdon Beach (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Istres

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 15.3 mi (24.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Istres Station or Istres Rassuen Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Istres?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 568 holiday lettings around Istres. From 306 houses to 85 villas, 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Istres?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Istres:

  • 7th Arrondissement: 876 holiday homes
  • Arles City Centre: 223 holiday homes
  • Grand Sud: 245 holiday homes
  • 16th Arrondissement: 26 holiday homes
  • L'Hauture: 40 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Istres? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Istres. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Istres Rassuen Station: 1,735 holiday lettings
  • Istres Station: 1,905 holiday lettings
  • Camargue Regional Nature Park: 1,258 holiday lettings
  • Arles (ZAF-Arles Train Station): 2,847 holiday lettings
  • Calanques: 4,586 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Istres listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Istres?

Yes, of course. offers 306 Houses in Istres. Our other popular types of Istres holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Istres?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 377 holiday homes with pool available in Istres. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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