Istres (French pronunciation: [istʁ]) (Occitan: Istre) is a commune in southern France, some 60 km (38 mi) northwest of Marseille. It is in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, of which it is a subprefecture. Its inhabitants are called Istréens and Istréennes. Wikipedia
Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Istres, France. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Toulon, France. Toulon, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Gare Du Telepherique Du Mont Faron, Stade Mayol, Cours Lafayette. Also, to reach Istres, you'll have to take a flight to Toulon; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Istres can generally be of 1-2 days.