Ventabren

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TownVentabren
Insee code13114
Postcode13122
Latitude43.5386850
Longitude5.2929620
AltitudeFrom 59 to 286 meters
Surface28.50 km²
Population4775 inhabitants
Density167 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townMarseille (at 40 km, 32 min)Velaux at 3.6 km
DepartmentBouches-du-RhôneCoudoux at 4 km
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'AzurSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

At the heart of Provence, 30 km from Marseille and 15 km from Aix-en-Provence, Ventabren is mainly known for its picturesque streets dominated by the ruins of the castle called "Queen Joanna". From this perch, visitors can enjoy a splendid view of the short-Sainte-Victoire in the Etang de Berre. Ventabren The village has its roots in the distant past, the discovery of remains and many objects bear witness to a human from 8000 years before Christ. But it's 920 to 940 after the invasion of the Saracens as the survivors built the first houses Ventabren. The town will then develop over the centuries with a strong agricultural tradition, today it is highly sought because of his surroundings and his environment.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The castle of Queen Jeanne said.
  • The picturesque streets.
  • The Aqueduct Roquefavour, classified as historical monuments and recognized as the largest stone structure in the world.
  • The oppidum Roquefavour fortified village Celtic-Ligurian.
  • The Church of St. Denis in the 17th century which has many valuables in an altarpiece by Simon Masclet.
  • The mill Ventabren, renovated so Daudet.
  • The wash houses, fountains ...
  • Guided tours of the village and the aqueduct (information at the municipal office of tourism).

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Exhibition of Crafts: June.
  • Fires of St. John, in June.
  • The feast of music in June.
  • The Feast of July 14.
  • Heritage Days: the third weekend of September.
  • The Feast of Saint-Denis in October.
  • The Christmas market in early December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Stroll to the aqueduct and Roquefavour oppidum.
  • Activities in the area: Route des Vins d'Aix-en-Provence, visits to mills, zoo, museum of automata, museum butterflies, aquatic amusement park ...
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Gourmet chocolate factory tourCraft10 €Aix-en-Provence (10.4 km)
Discover Aix en Cyclo Taxi TricycleCulture and education40 €Aix-en-Provence (12.3 km)
Driving course on the greatest GT tracksSports sensations99 €Aix-en-Provence (12.5 km)
Relaxing massage in a salon or at homeWellbeingFrom 35 € to 85 €Aix-en-Provence (13.2 km)
Tour and tasting at the Calavon CastleLocal flavoursFreeLambesc (13.2 km)

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PHOTOS

Castle told of Queen JeanneCastle told of Queen Jeanne
 
Overview Ventabren VillageOverview Ventabren Village
Mainstreet VillageMainstreet Village
 
The aqueduct Roquefavour overlooking the ArcThe aqueduct Roquefavour overlooking the Arc

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WEATHER

Thursday 23 October
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Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 8°C - Max. 21°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 19°C - Max. 20°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Maison du Tennispart   NEW
Aix-en-Provence
IDYLLIC - In the heart of Aix countryside, La Maison du Tennispart and its restaurant has taken up residence in an exceptional setting... In a park of two hectares, olive, hackberry,...
Located 8.3 km from Ventabren28 € per person 
Provençal restaurantLa Table du Mas des Écureuils  
8.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Aix-en-Provence
SOUTH - La Table du Mas des Écureuils is located in the heart of the pine forest, 5 minutes from the historic city center of Aix-en-Provence. The restaurant is part and parcel of the...
Located 8.4 km from Ventabren30 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantHôtel Restaurant La Bastide de Cabriès  
8.9
  SPECIAL OFFER
Cabriès
PROVENCE - You will be welcomed by a team at your service by living traditions of hospitality and gastronomy of a region in the charm of a Provencal home. La Bastide de Cabriès is heavily...
Located 9.4 km from Ventabren56 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Bastides    
9.1
Ventabren
Beautiful house in well-kept surroundings, swimming-pool available, nice shadowy terrace, large rooms with either a kingsize bed or two twin beds, furnished with antiques, new private...
Located in VentabrenFrom 60 € to 70 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsChez marie    
9.3
Rognac
Individual leases in quiet subdivision: air-conditioned rooms - bedding elect 160 - TV, WiFi, mini-fridge. 25 km Aix en Provence, Marseille, 5 mins from Marseille Airport, 10 minutes...
Located 7.4 km from Ventabren45 € the double room 
Apartment with 1 bedroomAppartement + Piscine à Aix En Provence    
9.8
Aix-en-Provence
Very nice apartment in large country house in Aix en Provence. Upscale (plasma screen, microwave, new bedding etc...) Refined decoration. Stone terrace, no screws screws, regulated...
Located 10.7 km from VentabrenFrom 250 € to 350 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Villa for 14 personsLe Mas des Roches - 1 à 14 personnes
Velaux
Le Mas des Roches welcomes you in the middle of a pine tree forest of 4000 m² in absolute calm. Our house is within 30 km of the beautiful cove of niolon. You will enjoy a well deserved...
Located 3.7 km from VentabrenFrom 2990 € to 5390 € per week 
Villa for 8 personsPromotion juillet
Éguilles
'Ideally situated at the foot of a provencal village close to all amenities, location calme. Proximité Aix en Provence very busy during the summer (opera festival in July and many events...
Located 5.6 km from VentabrenFrom 1400 € to 2100 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsBeau T2 dans campagne aixoise
Éguilles
T2 comfortable bungalow located Eguilles (13510), bright and very functional, Fully equipped with parking, Transport nearby.
Located 6 km from VentabrenFrom 350 € to 500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
75 places over 2,5 haLe moulin a vent    
9.4
Cucuron
The camping is located at 2 kilometers from the village of Cucuron, just under the Luberon. In an exceptionally green area, like an island surrounded by vineyards, the camping Le Moulin...
Located 27 km from Ventabren15.50 € per day 
116 places over 2 haCamping Pascalounet    
9.8
Martigues
Family and friendly campsite located 100 m long from sandy beaches (direct access) - Mobile homes and bungalow for rent, some with sea-view - Camping, caravanning and camping car.
Located 29 km from VentabrenFrom 20 € to 30 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel Arquier - Hotel in VentabrenHotel Arquier     
6.6
Aix-en-Provence
Featuring a terrace with a view on the Arc River and the Aqueduc de Roquefavour, this hotel is set 6 km from central Aix-en-Provence. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access and air-conditioned...
Located 3.1 km from VentabrenRoom from 59 €
Le Relais De La Verdière - Hotel in VentabrenLe Relais De La Verdière     
6.7
Velaux
Le Relais De La Verdière is located in Velaux, 20 kilometres west of Aix-en-Provence. It offers an outdoor swimming pool and affordable accommodation with TV and air-conditioning. Breakfast...
Located 5.5 km from VentabrenRoom from 54 €
Adonis Aix - Hotel in VentabrenAdonis Aix 
Éguilles
Adonis Aix Hotel Residence “Le Set Home” is located at the foot of the Provençal Eguilles village, on the border of a golf club. It is a 10-minute drive from Aix en Provence. The residence...
Located 6.5 km from VentabrenRoom from 40 €

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Best Western Marseille Aeroport
Located in the heart of Marseille Provence Airport, the hotel offers a free shuttle service. Guests are invited to use the outdoor swimming pool and the...
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Villa Gallici
In the heart of the Provence region, Villa Gallici offers sun loungers by the outdoor swimming pool, a fitness room and a...
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