Destination guide

The historic city of Velaux awaits you

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Velaux. This city has something for everyone. Saint-Sauveur Cathedral and Cours Mirabeau are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Velaux

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Velaux a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Karting de L'Etang (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Eurocopter (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Aix-Marseille Golf (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Set Golf (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Zoo Barben (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Chateau La Coste (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Velaux

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Velaux is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Parc du Griffon (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Plage Du Jai (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Jardins d'Albertas (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Terrain des Peintres (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Martigues Garden Beach (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Velaux

Fly into Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Velaux?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,685 vacation rentals near Velaux. From 668 Houses to 572 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Velaux for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Velaux:

  • Centre Ville: 391 vacation rentals
  • Hôtel de Ville: 258 vacation rentals
  • Montredon: 650 vacation rentals
  • Plateau de Puyricard: 1,522 vacation rentals
  • Couronne Urbaine: 524 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 Velaux?

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

  • Roquepertuse Archaeological Site: 4,915 vacation rentals
  • Tour Musee: 4,864 vacation rentals
  • Les Allees Provencales: 4,990 vacation rentals
  • Old Port of Marseille: 5,452 vacation rentals
  • French Foreign Legion Museum: 7,101 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Velaux 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 Velaux?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 668 Houses in Velaux. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Velaux include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 572 rentals available
  • Villas: 295 rentals available
  • Cabins: 31 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 Velaux?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 915 vacation rentals with pool available in Velaux. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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