Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Tarascon

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Tarascon. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its mountain views, local tours and restaurants. Abbey de Montmajour and Chateau des Baux are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Tarascon

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Tarascon a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mas des Tourelles (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Domaine de Manville (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Servanes Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Piratland (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Epicurium (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Chateaublanc Golf (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Tarascon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tarascon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camargue (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Fountain Gardens (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Alpilles (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Rocher des Doms (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Epicurium (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Barthelasse Island (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Tarascon

Fly into Avignon (AVN-Caumont), the closest airport, located 13.1 mi (21 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Nimes (FNI-Garons), which is 13.4 mi (21.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Tarascon Station.

Where to stay around Tarascon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,615 vacation rentals near Tarascon. From 145 Cottages to 1,193 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Tarascon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Tarascon:

  • Centre Ville: 126 vacation rentals
  • Montfavet: 44 vacation rentals
  • Route d'Arles: 116 vacation rentals
  • Grézan: 78 vacation rentals
  • Route de Beaucaire: 106 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Tarascon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 145 Cottages in Tarascon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tarascon include:

  • Houses: 1,193 rentals available
  • Villas: 360 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 145 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Tarascon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,471 vacation rentals with pool available in Tarascon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.