Just outside the campsite, you can walk on the trails where the forest and the « garrigue » mingle with the view of the Sainte Victoire Mountain. A “fitness” path has even been built by the municipality.
Nearby, in the village of Trets you can walk in the old center (map and directions provided by the local tourist office)
At 20 minutes drive, the city of Aix-en-Provence is to bo seen, with its fountain of the « Rotonde » and the shopping boulevard the « Cours Mirabeau ». There is also a tour dedicated to the painter Paul Cézanne (map and directions provided by the local tourist office).
Hikes to the Sainte Victoire mountain are many, from Zola Dam to the Croix de Provence at the top.
At 25 minutes drive, the town of Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume, in Var, can be visited, the Gothic basilica and the convent illustrate the medieval past of the town.
Likewise, the cave of Sainte Baume in the municipality of Plan-d’Aups-Sainte-Baume is revealed after a short hike through the forest.
At 30 minutes drive, you reach the sea at the towns of La Ciotat and Cassis. Beaches, « Calanques » and old typical ports are at the menu.
If you prefer let the car at the campsite, a bus stop in the village of Peynier can take you to 2 destinations :