Welcome to Jouques ! This rural village of 4,500 inhabitants welcomes you for a family walk. An exceptional village whose construction began in prehistoric times, as shown by the various remains found. It is interesting to stop at the Moulin de Saint Vincent, the one and only lavender distillery in the Bouches-du-Rhône!

If you have come to visit Marseille, we recommend, among the many activities in Marseille, to escape during a trip to Jouques. This city is ideally located between 3 departments: the Var, the Vaucluse and the Alpes de Hautes Provence. Only 30 km from Aix-En-Provence, Jouques is a typical Provençal village located on a hill, offering a breathtaking landscape over the massifs of Concors and Ubacs. Visiting Provence will take you to many colourful Provençal villages, in perfect communion with nature. Jouques is one of these villages. A stroll through the streets of Jouques will immerse you in a village which offers an easy and pleasant hiking experience. You will easily understand why Jouques attracts many artists.

Mountain bike rental will allow you to discover the surrounding trails in a different way. Marseille Tourisme invites you to discover the most beautiful villages of Provence. If you are a hiking enthusiast, we advise you to rent hiking equipment in order to be able to enjoy the hiking trails offered by our beautiful region in complete safety. If you have planned a holiday in Provence, there is no shortage of rentals and you will have a lot of choices: hotel in Marseille, holiday residence, holiday house...

How to get to Jouques (13490)?

By car From Marseille (53 minutes): follow the A7 and A51 towards N296 in Aix-en-Provence, continue on the A51 towards D96, take exit 14 and leave the A51. Follow the D96 and D561 towards Jouques.

Hike Path
Hike Info
  • Distance:
    11.19 kilometers
  • Difficulty:
  • Duration:
    2 hours to 3 hours