Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Bouches-du-Rhône, FR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $79 per night, and villas and bungalows are popular options for a stay in Bouches-du-Rhône. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Picture-perfect pastimes in Bouches-du-Rhone

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and in Bouches-du-Rhone, there's much beholding to fill your days and nights. Breathtaking scenery from the mountains to the sea—and everything in between—in this Southern France department has inspired artistic masterpieces by van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cezanne. Whether you want to admire the magnificent Roman ruins of Saint-Remy-de-Provence, revel in the sights and sounds of Marseille's exuberant food market, or go on a romantic stroll by the river on a starry, starry night, Bouches-du-Rhone vacation rentals have got you covered.

Things to do

Get your history and culture fix in Bouches-du-Rhone

Channel your inner Indiana Jones in Arles, home to a bevy of historical treasures like 1st-century Roman Theater of Arles and the 4th-century public baths known as the Thermae of Constantine. And check out the Musee Reattu, an art museum housing works by local painter Jacques Reattu. In the bustling port city of Marseille, old-world charm collides with contemporary culture. Some of the best Bouches-du-Rhone vacation rentals here are just a stone's throw away from the grandiose Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica, the medieval Abbey of Saint-Victor de Marseille, and the Grand Littoral, one of Europe's biggest retail parks.

Activities

Veni, vidi, vino in Bouches-du-Rhone

Vacations in Bouches-du-Rhone can be as relaxed or as busy as you want them to be. Start the day with an early morning hot air balloon ride over the quiet French countryside, take the kids to the amusement parks in Auriol and Les Pennes-Mirabeau, or join a cooking class in Aix-en-Provence and learn how to make authentic ratatouille provencale. Of course, it wouldn't be a true provencale meal without wine. The Festival of the Vine and the Wine —held annually in May throughout the region—is the perfect opportunity to learn about food and wine pairing.

Weather

Seasons of contrast in Bouches-du-Rhone

The Mediterranean climate that envelops the Bouches-du-Rhone is anything but static. It doesn't rain all that much, but when it does, it pours. This mainly happens in spring—from March to May—and in the autumn months from September through November. Rainfall is also more frequent in the higher areas, while the coast remains dry most of the time. And watch out for the infamous mistral: a cold, violent wind that whips through southern France at speeds of up to 115 mph between winter and spring. Summer temperatures dance in the mid-70s from June to August, and winter is sweater weather at 35–45°.

Natural features

Hiking boots or flipflops? Explore Bouches-du-Rhone's majestic landscape

This French department in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur has its fair share of gifts from Mother Nature, and Bouches-du-Rhone vacation rentals are the perfect bases for exploring them. You'll find majestic mountains like the Alpilles and Sainte Victoire strewn with scenic hiking trails, steep sea cliffs and remote calanques between Cassis and Marseilles, and marshes and swamps in the Camargue that are teeming with birds, horses, and cattle. And, of course, dozens of large, sandy beaches along the Cote Bleue, where you can laze in the sun or take a dip in the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bouches-du-Rhone

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 29.3 mi (47.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Istres St-Chamas Station, Istres Station and Istres Rassuen Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Bouches-du-Rhone by jumping on the metro at Bougainville Station, National Station or Désirée Clary Metro Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bouches-du-Rhône, FR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 14,694 vacation rentals around Bouches-du-Rhône. From 1,994 villa rentals to 445 bungalow rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a rural property in Bouches-du-Rhône?

If you are yearning for a little break from the concrete jungle, you're in luck! Leave all the noisy hustle and bustle behind and delight in the sweet sounds of the countryside. Vrbo has 4,564 countryside getaway rentals in this destination. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our selection here includes:

  • 4,024 village vacation rentals.
  • 3,663 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 3,184 beach vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Bouches-du-Rhône?

Rather than staying in a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could just go for a whole house. You'll be a part of the neighborhood before you know it! There are 5,007 houses available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $11 per night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's taste, we have a range of different property types to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 4,882 vacation homes. Prices start from $17 per night.
  • Villa: 1,986 vacation homes. Prices start from $33 per night.
  • Studio: 547 vacation homes. Prices start from $28 per night.

Can I stay in Bouches-du-Rhône in a large group?

There's nothing better than getting together with your old friends or spending a week or so with extended family in a fantastic new area. And what's best, Vrbo has places big enough for everyone. House vacation homes are the leading choice for big groups of guests, with 1,345 available here. Rental options around this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can house 6 people? We have 3,038 that will fit the bill. The prices start from $45 per night.
  • After somewhere for 8 guests? We have 1,699 that will work well. You can book one for as little as $49 a night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent suitable for 5 people? You'll be pleased to hear we have 957 that will fit the bill. You can score one from just $39 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your grandpa and all your buddies to Bouches-du-Rhône.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Bouches-du-Rhône?

Vrbo is here to help you unwind with the people you hold dear. Providing a selection of reasonably priced rentals, you're sure to get a special place that houses one and all. When it comes to looking for a fantastic deal, your first port of call should be Marseille. Here, Vrbo has 3,742 rentals at an average price of $140 per night. Cassis is another great option. We have 3,469 rentals here, and the average price is around $141 a night.

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