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Ventabren

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Ventabren - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Bouches-du-Rhône
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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.

Geographical information

MunicipalityVentabren
Postcode13122
Latitude43.5386850 (N 43° 32’ 19”)
Longitude5.2929620 (E 5° 17’ 35”)
AltitudeFrom 59m to 286m
Surface area28.50 km²
Population4775 inhabitants
Density167 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMarseille (40 km, 32 min)
Insee code13114
IntercommunalityCA du Pays d'Aix-en-Provence
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Nearest cities & towns

Coudoux6.2 km (12 min)
Velaux7.8 km (14 min)
Éguilles9.4 km (14 min)
La Fare-les-Oliviers9.6 km (15 min)
Rognac11.2 km (17 min)
Les Milles11.8 km (18 min)
Calas12.7 km (18 min)
Aix-en-Provence14.9 km (22 min)
Saint-Cannat15.7 km (22 min)
Cabriès15.9 km (23 min)
Berre-l'Étang16.5 km (24 min)
Bouc-Bel-Air16.8 km (24 min)
Lançon-Provence18.2 km (22 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Castle told of Queen Jeanne
Castle told of Queen Jeanne
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Overview Ventabren Village
Overview Ventabren Village
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Mainstreet Village
Mainstreet Village
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The aqueduct Roquefavour overlooking the Arc
The aqueduct Roquefavour overlooking the Arc
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Weather

Sunday 26 april
Min. 16°C - Max. 16°C
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Monday 27 april
Min. 14°C - Max. 16°C
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Tuesday 28 april
Min. 13°C - Max. 16°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Stained glass lessons with a craftsman
Crafts13 € Aix-en-Provence (11.7 km)
Explore Aix by Segway
Culture and education40 € Aix-en-Provence (12.3 km)
Tour and tasting at the Calavon Castle
Local flavoursFreeLambesc (13.2 km)
Tour and tasting at Les Béates wine estate
Local flavours0 € to 10 € Lambesc (13.9 km)
Craft exhibition - Bossy tile factory
CraftsFreeGardanne (15 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sainte-Victoire Mountain - Saint-Ser Chapel
HikeEasy1h30Puyloubier (31 km)
Tour of Saint-Pons
HikeEasy4h00Bonnieux (32 km)
Courrejho (the courrée)
HikeEasy1h00Ménerbes (33 km)
Source of the Boulon, Baude Rocks
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (37 km)
Robion - Maubec
HikeIntermediate3h00Robion (37 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

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Hotels