Destination guide

Why people love visiting elegant Istres

Learn about the unique charm of Istres with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Camargue and Chateau des Baux are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Istres

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Istres has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf Ouest Provence Mirama (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Servanes Golf (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Karting de L'Etang (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Zoo Barben (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Domaine de Manville (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Eurocopter (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Istres

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Istres is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camargue (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Fos-sur-Mer Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Martigues Garden Beach (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Plage Du Jai (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Alpilles (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Verdon Beach (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Istres

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 15.3 mi (24.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Istres Station or Istres Rassuen Station to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Istres?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 599 vacation rentals near Istres. From 305 Houses to 96 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Istres for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Istres?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Istres:

  • Arles City Centre: 225 vacation rentals
  • Grand Sud: 275 vacation rentals
  • 16th Arrondissement: 30 vacation rentals
  • Carro: 23 vacation rentals
  • La Couronne Vieille: 63 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Istres?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Istres. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Istres Station: 1,958 vacation rentals
  • Istres Rassuen Station: 1,796 vacation rentals
  • Arles (ZAF-Arles Train Station): 2,961 vacation rentals
  • Camargue Regional Nature Park: 1,285 vacation rentals
  • Calanques: 4,796 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Istres listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Istres?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 305 Houses in Istres. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Istres include:

  • Villas: 96 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 91 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 49 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Istres?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 376 vacation rentals with pool available in Istres. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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