Ventabren

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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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)Coudoux at 6.2 km (12 min)
DepartmentBouches-du-RhôneVelaux at 7.8 km (14 min)
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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
Explore Aix by SegwayCulture and education40 €Aix-en-Provence (12.3 km)
Tour and tasting at the Calavon CastleLocal flavoursFreeLambesc (13.2 km)
Tour and tasting at Les Béates wine estateLocal flavoursFrom 0 € to 10 €Lambesc (13.9 km)
Craft exhibition - Bossy tile factoryCraftFreeGardanne (15 km)
Paintball by the LubéronSports sensationsFrom 20 € to 35 €La Roque-d'Anthéron (21 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

Sunday 1 February
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Min. 7°C - Max. 9°C
Monday 2 February
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Min. 5°C - Max. 8°C
Tuesday 3 February
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RESTAURANTS

 
Mediterranean restaurantRestaurant de l'Arbois   NEW
Aix-en-Provence
Salle de restaurant et terrasse très agréable. Cuisine Faite maison ! 'La cuisine, c'est quand les choeses ont le goût de ce qu'elles sont...' (Curnonsky)
Located 7.1 km from Ventabren35 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantMagnaleda   NEW
Aix-en-Provence
Le restaurant Magnaleda vous propose une cuisine 'faite maison' avec des produits frais de qualité, de préférence bio et locaux. Eve & Marie, mère & fille, explore les chemins d’une...
Located 8.2 km from Ventabren19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Maison du Tennispart   NEW
Aix-en-Provence
IDYLLIC - In the heart of the Aix countryside, and its restaurant La Maison du Tennispart their home in an exceptional setting... In a park of two hectares, olive trees, hackberry trees,...
Located 8.3 km from Ventabren28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Bastides    
8.9
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 1 bedroomChez 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 200 € to 350 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
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 1700 € to 2300 € per week 
Villa for 7 personsVilla pour 7 personnes 150 m² 4 chambres  
10
Cabriès
Rent to calas 12 minutes of Aix en Provence. Furnished villa 4 rooms for 7. people, private parking, dining room, garden, terrace, swimming pool. Area, lounge, pantry, kitchen.
Located 10 km from VentabrenFrom 800 € to 900 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsApartment for 4 persons
Aix-en-Provence
Gated, wooded, quiet 10 minutes from downtown. (Bus stop in front of the entrance, direct dial). Small shops (100 m). 1st floor, lift, secure parking.
Located 10.2 km from VentabrenFrom 650 € to 700 € 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 

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HOTELS

Hotel Arquier - Hotel in VentabrenHotel Arquier     
6.7
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     
6.6
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 50 €

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Hôtel de France
Located in the heart of Aix-en-Provence, Hôtel de France is situated in a street parallel to Cours Mirabeau only 50 metres from the famous Fontaine de...
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