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.

The city was built between the pond of Berre and the pond of Olivier, splendid water level naturalness of 220 hectares who shelters an mini-port and his boats electrics. The city knew to preserve its old center: maze of the typical lanes, frontages of private mansions of 18th, center of contemporary art, archaeological museum. Three religious buildings are to be retained: the Romane Chapel Saint Sulpice, the church Notre Dame de Beauvoir perched at the top of the city and the very new church Sainte Famille, built in stone of Ménerbes by the Companions.

With its "four flowers", Istres is a true flowered garden, where it's good to stroll. A Mediterranean garden presents more than 130 plant species on banks of the pond of Olivier. From its central situation, Istres makes it possible to radiate in all Provence, towards the sea, or Alpilles, at less than one hour from Marseilles, Aix en Provence or Arles.

Tour to explore Marseille

  • Thème : Sites and museums
  • Départ : Marseille
  • Durée : 2 jours

Marseille has been designated European Capital of Culture in 2013. During a weekend, we invite you to discover Marseille.

Day 1 : if' island Day 2 : Panier district

In the footsteps of Marcel Pagnol

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Aubagne
  • Durée : 4 jours

For 4 days, you will discover beautiful coves of the Mediterranean and the story of Marcel Pagnol. You also enjoy the calm and greenery.

Day 1 : Aubagne Day 2 : Santon Day 3 : Garlaban Day 4 : les Calanques


  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Fos-sur-mer
  • Durée : 4 jours

 Fos-sur-Mer is located at approximately 55 km in the North-West of Marseilles from that it precedes already the influence metropolis just like the unity of the communes which border the pond of Berre, on the Mediterranean coastline, at the bottom of a gulf to which it gave its name inserted ...

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  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Port-de-bouc
  • Durée : 4 jours

Port-de-Bouc is a french town, located in the department of the Rhone delta and the area Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Its inhabitants are called the Bouches-du-Rhône (or also buciportains).

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