The sea side can be reached in 20 minutes, like the beautiful village of Cassis and its sheltered rocky inlets including the well-known, Calanque de sormiou, Calanque of En-Vau Calanque de Port-Miou.
S40 minutes Eastbound is also Bandol with its beautiful sandy beaches and its typical marina full of design shops.
Westbound, less than one hour away, is the massif of the Estaques and the so called "côte bleue" in regards to the water color. In Carro you will be able to practice kite surfing and windsurf.
The country of Aix en Provence.
Marseille with its old harbour and his typical fish market, the beach of Faro, the Cathedral of
Notre Dame de la Garde, the area of "le Panier", its restaurants and the unavoidable
Aix en Provence with its thermal baths, its city center with all its secrets, fountains, statues, the "cours Mirabeau" where it is worth stopping in the shadow of the hundred years old Plane trees to have a drink or a coffee.
Isles sur Sorgue, the lovely small town of Vaucluse. crisscrossed by the many of the Sorgue river arms (a river coming from Fontaine de Vaucluse that is worth visiting). She is called the "Venice of the Comtat". You might find some treasures in the many BRIC-a-BRAC and antique shops.
Les Baux de Provence, Medieval castle located near Saint Rémy de Provence and Eygalières, in the Alpilles, not far from the windmill of Alphonse Daudet.
Moustiers Sainte Marie located on the Lake of Sainte Croix, at the doors of the grand canyon du Verdon in the Alpes de Hautes Provence and known worldwide for its earthenware factories.
Ménerbe or Bonnieux that had its very picturesque and everyday life described by Peter Mayle
Montfuron, where the miller, proud of possessing the only windmill in the area (built under Louis XIV and now 350 years old, recently restored and still running), will show you how it transforms the wheat into flour
And many many other sites... that we will be glad to help you select
The festival de piano of La Roque D'antheron from the 22nd of July to the 20th of August
The festival of Art Lyrique d'Aix en Provence from the 05 th to the 25th of July
The Festival of the book of Fuveau from the 02nd to 05th of September.
(You may well find the famous book of Peter Mayle, "A year in Provence" this British advertiser who decided to escape New York and London to settle in a small village in the Luberon.)