Istres entre ville et nature

Istres - Walk - Throughout the year

Do you often the opportunity on a hike to mix urban and nature heritage? It is that offers this unusual circuit. Browse through the historic centre and the city to plunge into the atmosphere of typical Provencal villages. Discover also the etang de Berre from different angles of views. Overlook it since the lookouts. Let your gaze on the largest inland sea in Europe and its complex history. Walk along the coastline and enjoy unspoilt coves. An appointment not to be missed!

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Information provided byBouches du Rhône Tourisme

Apps
Outings

Access to the Bouches-du-Rhône's hill chains, which are highly exposed to forest fires, is regulated according to the local weather conditions. Thanks to the mobile app 'My Provence Envie de Balade' and the special 0811 20 13 13 hotline, walkers benefit from real-time information and can set out with a peaceful mind.

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  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Distance

    12.5km

  • Duration

    2 to 3hrs

  • Level

    All Levels

  • Slope

    245m

Nearby

  1. Gite Des Bolles

    Holiday rental

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  2. The Valley of the cicadas

    Campsite

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  3. Le Cigalon

    Holiday rental

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  4. Résidence de vacances LES HEURES CLAIRES

    Resort

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Where to stay

The Valley of the cicadas
Campsite

The Valley of the cicadas

Istres

Located between the Mediterranean Sea and the étang de Berre, Camping the Valley of cicadas is the ideal place to spend a holiday in the heart of Provence. Camping extends over 6 acres of oak woodlands and shady pinewoods, offering more than 100 locations in great comfort and 40 mobile homes for…

La Berruguette
Holiday rental

La Berruguette

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G142 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 person)/kitchen, mictrowave, washing-machine, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2…

l'Aglantale
Holiday rental

l'Aglantale

Istres

Gite adjoining the gîte 13G141 and an all-year rental, very pretty, in an an ancient farmhouse in the country, on the edge of the Étang de l'Olivier. Groundfloor : living-room (sofa bed for 1 pers.)/kitchen, microwave, TV. First floor : 1 bedroom (1 double bed). 1 bedroom (2 single beds).…

The pinewood of the Heures Claires
B&B

The pinewood of the Heures Claires

Istres

Guest room of 25 m2, luminous, welcoming and redone in April 2013. Independent entrance, balcony with a beautiful view on the etang de Berre. Bathroom with corner bath room, wc, bed in 160, fridge, micro wave and kettle with necessary for a small snack.

The Mirage
Hotel

The Mirage

Istres

Cosy rooms, a park and a large swimming pool make the Mirage ideal to radiate to the major sites tourist Provencal.

Ibis Budget
Hotel

Ibis Budget

Istres

At the doors of the Camargue the ibis budget Istres-Trigance (former Etap Hotel) is located between the Alpilles and the Etang de Berre, and close to downtown. The beaches are only 7 km. All our rooms, accommodating from 1 to 4 persons, are air-conditioned and equipped with free Wi - Fi. Free and…

Le Cigalon
Holiday rental

Le Cigalon

Istres

Furnished 50 m² up to 4/5 people. Part of mas on a farm, in the middle of the plane trees and pine trees, 3 Km from the city centre. Apartment ground floor includes a living room with two bunk beds, click Clack, a room a bed 2 pers, separate equipped kitchen (fridge with freezer, microwave,…

Le Peyreguet
Hotel

Le Peyreguet

Istres

Hotel near the city centre, renovated in 2009. 23 rooms with: cable TV, telephone, bathroom, double glazing. Air conditioning in rooms, private Parking, free wi fi access

Top Motel
Hotel

Top Motel

Istres

Located in the new area of the Park of the hotel, the TOP MOTEL residence with its 24 rooms, profits by the of this city, in the heart of Provence. Between ponds and Crau, at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, the Alpilles and the Camargue, Istres is an expert in quality of life.Private parking…

Things to do

Girobike Provence
Bicycle hire

Girobike Provence

Istres

Une nouvelle façon se déplacer et de se divertir seul , à deux ou en famille à Istres ! Toute l'année, les visiteurs pourront réserver l'activité de leur choix, sur place , par téléphone ou sur le site internet www.gyrobikeprovence.fr. Pour les plaisirs des petits et des grands, GYROBIKE…

Istres : les jardins de l'Etang
Walk

Istres : les jardins de l'Etang

Istres

A stone's throw from the city centre, this route you trained, in the middle of the wild Mediterranean flora or mastered, on the history of Istres. Dominate the pond of the Olivier from the Hill of the Castellan and admire the highest jet of water from France, 50 m! Since the Gallic the Castellan…

Le marque page
Souvenirs

Le marque page

Istres

La librairie le Marque Page à Istres est une librairie généraliste qui propose dans un espace convivial des livres pour la jeunesse, des BD, des ouvrages régionaux, des livres d'histoire, des Guides, des cartes de randonnées de la région Sud et bien sûr un large espace dédié au roman. Un…

Oleiculteur Lambert
Olive

Oleiculteur Lambert

Istres

Au bord de l'étang, Annie et Philippe Lambert exploitent un verger familial de 2 hectares d'oliviers, et pratiquent une culture raisonnée. Les variétés d'olives produites à savoir, Salonenque, Aglandau, Picholine et Grossane sont triturés au Moulin de Grans. Vente directe à la Propriété…

Royal Kids
Theme park

Royal Kids

Istres

Royal Kids is a concept of Indoor playground, covered and safe for children from 0 to 12 years, in this park of 1400 m2, you will find slides, trampolines, zip lines and bridges of monkeys. But as in any good playground covered for children, swimming pools with balls and giant legos.

Si je vous dis Rosalie
Souvenirs

Si je vous dis Rosalie

Istres

Boutique de décoration, jeux/jouet, cadeaux de naissance, accessoires pour petits et grands.

Les frous frous de Zoé
Fashion

Les frous frous de Zoé

Istres

On trouve dans cette boutique, ludique et colorée, un mélange de tout ce que les filles aiment. Des bijoux, des accessoires, du prêt-à-porter et même des illustrations. Des créateurs locaux comme Zoé la fée ou Rhum Raisin mais aussi des parisiens ou strasbourgeois.

Château Sulauze
Wines

Château Sulauze

Miramas

Entre Miramas et Istres, un domaine qui raconte l’histoire de la Provence et de la plaine de la Crau. Rencontre avec un jeune couple de vignerons, soucieux de retour aux sources.

Nautic Club Miramas
Sailing

Nautic Club Miramas

Saint Chamas

Le Nautic Club accueille des groupes pendant l'été (juillet et août) pour des stages de découverte, d'initiative et d'approfondissement, de un à 5jours. L'enseignement se fait sous forme de 1 à 2 séances par jour (le matin et/ou l'après midi. Le support peut être le dériveur Pico, la…

Where to eat

Sébastien Table
Food guide restaurant

Sébastien Table

Istres

Une perle au coeur du vieil Istres. Sébastien Richard vient de passer la main à son fidèle second Antoine Letan-Martin qui poursuit dans la même veine une jolie partition à la tendance végétale. Dans la jolie maison ancienne, sous le cocon des voûtes de pierre ou dans la cour à l'ombre…

Inspirations

Lifestyle

Villages of Provence

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Terroir

The Olive

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Tradition

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

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Serving tourism

Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme is a non-profit ‘association loi 1901’ organisation.It is entrusted by the Conseil Départemental (or regional council) to promote tourism in Bouches-du-Rhône while respecting the environment and local residents, and guaranteeing visitors a top-quality experience.

The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.