Where to stay around Istres?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 541 holiday lettings near Istres. From 257 houses to 96 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Istres for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Istres?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Istres. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Istres Rassuen Station: 1,648 holiday lettings
  • Istres Station: 1,831 holiday lettings
  • Golf de Pont-Royal: 5,367 holiday lettings
  • Camargue: 1,970 holiday lettings
  • Collegiale Saint-Martin: 4,950 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Istres listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 257 houses in Istres. Our other popular types of Istres holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 48 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Istres?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 351 holiday homes with pool available in Istres. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Istres, France is a wonderful choice for your next breakaway to Cote d’Azur

    There are many good reasons to choose Istres for your next breakaway. Beautiful views, fabulous food and interesting attractions are just a few of those reasons. A holiday rental home in Istres will give you a comfortable place to return after days spent exploring.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Istres, France

    A holiday to Istres may include a variety of activities such as hiking, cycling and wildlife spotting. There are many scenic trails located in and near Istres on which to enjoy both cycling and hiking. Bird spotters will find the opportunity to spot some rare species. One of the best spots for bird spotting is the Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau. Of course, the food near Istres is fabulous. For some visitors, learning about French cuisine is a highlight of their holiday to Istres. Some even take cooking classes to learn how to prepare their favourite dishes. Consider taking a daytrip to a nearby winery or vineyard. You’ll have the chance to participate in a wine tasting or to learn about the process of making wine.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Istres, France

    Ancient sites and interesting museums are amongst the attractions located in and near Istres. The Granet Museum is an example of the many art museums that are located nearby. You will also find a number of art galleries where the works on display, often by local artists, are available for purchase. Some of the ancient sites located near Istres include the Amphitheatre ruins, the Cathedral of St. Sauveur and the St. Paul Mausoleum. Some of the local archaeological sites, such as the one located in Glanum, are also worth visiting. Glanum was on the site of a thriving Roman settlement, and many important artefacts have been discovered here.

    Weather in Istres, France

    The winters in Istres are quite mild and the summers are warm and pleasant. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 3° and 7° C and the average highs are 11° to 15° C. In the spring the average lows are 9° to 12° C and the average highs are 18° to 22° C. During the summer, the average lows are 16° to 19° C and the highs are 26° to 29° C. There are between 2 and 7 rainy days per month.

    Travel to Istres, France

    The nearest airport to Istres is Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) which is about 21 km away. Another nearby option is Nimes-Alés-Camargue-Cévennes Airport (FNI) which is located 53 km from Istres. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay, especially if you plan to explore the surrounding area.

    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)

    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)