Many of St.-Remy-de-Provence’s most popular attractions are located within easy reach of Pelissanne, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the wonderful Chateau de l'Emperi and the iconic Labyrinths Giants. Two more worthwhile attractions within a short distance of Pelissanne are Silvacane Abbey and Set Golf.
To better understand St.-Remy-de-Provence, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. There are plenty of excellent destinations where you can spend a morning such as Granet Museum in Aix-en-Provence and Vasarely Foundation. Experience some of the thrilling live shows at theatre des Salins in Martigues, Pavillon Noir in Aix-en-Provence and the Grand Theater of Provence.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Breathe in the fresh air, chat with the fishermen and catch some sunshine at nearby the Martigues Garden Beach in Martigues. Have a break in one of the parks and gardens, which include Fos-sur-Mer Park in Fos-sur-Mer.
If you are spending a while in and around Pelissanne, stop by Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence, the Place des Precheurs and the Mas de la Pyramide. To learn about the role of faith in St.-Remy-de-Provence, pay a visit to the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Eglise de la Madeleine in Aix-en-Provence. The St.-Remy-de-Provence area features some fascinating relics from yesteryear; begin your local history tour at the Fort de Bouc in Martigues.
A great way to experience the countryside is to hit the fairways at the area’s best-loved courses such as Servanes Golf in Mouries and Aix-Marseille Golf in Aix-en-Provence.
Spend a few hours at the Les Allees Provencales in Aix-en-Provence for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
Those who are traveling without kids will love an afternoon or night out at the Chateau Val Joanis in Pertuis and the Domaine de la Citadelle in Menerbes.
Spend an afternoon high in the stands of Francis Turcan Stadium, Martigues, cheering on local heroes, the FC Martigues. On game days the stadium overflows with red, yellow and black, as crowds flock together to get behind their home-grown heroes.
When you’re ready to wind down after checking out the delights of Pelissanne, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Make reservations for the Holiday Inn Express Marseille - Provence Airport, Vitrolles, the Best Western Hotel Aeroport Marseille, Vitrolles, or the Cezanne Hotel, Aix-en-Provence.