Tourism - Bouches-du-Rhône

The Bouches-du-Rhône department is part of the current region of Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur located in the south of France. It is surrounded by the departments of Gard on the west, Vaucluse on the north, and Var on the east, and by the Mediterranean Sea on the south. Marseille is the main city of the Bouche-du-Rhône and contains an important harbor. Other cities include: Salon de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Aubagne , Arles, Cassis. The Rhône is the main river though there are significant ones such as the Durance river and the Arc River. The Etang de Berre and the Etang de Vaccarès are the largest lakes in the region. And the mountains are the Alpilles mountain range, the Calanques between Marseille and la Ciotat and the Sainte-Victoire mountain in Aix-en-Provence.

Top tourist cities in Bouches-du-Rhône


Tourism Marseille

Marseille is the second most populated city in France following Paris, located on the south east of France at the seaside of the Mediterranean, Marseille is the biggest port in France as well as being the administrative capital of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur ...

Must : Jardins Botaniques Borély, Château d’If, Cathédrale Sainte-Marie-Majeure


Tourism Aix en Provence

Aix-en-Provence is a small Provencal city, famous for being Cezanne’s hometown. Aix has turned into a shopping town with high variety since many tourists are now gathering from the north, thanks to the new TGV station. Also, three universities and few ...

Must : Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur d'Aix-en-Provence , Musée Granet d'Aix-en-Provence


Tourism Arles

With more than 300 days of sunshine, Arles is a city in the south of France, where life is good. The wealth of its local products and the know-how of its restaurants makes Arles one of the unavoidable gastronomy in Provence. Arles has outstanding ...

Must : Abbaye de Montmajour, Musée Départemental Arles Antique


Tourism Istres : A city at the heart of Provence

Sub-prefecture of the area of the pond of Berre, Istres is at a few kilometers of the Mediterranean, at the edge of the plain of Crau. Twice elected "the most sporting City of France", it offers to the inhabitants many sporting infrastructures and leisures. ...