IMPORTANT: this page features a summary of local highlights.
For detailed visitor information see Tourrettes travel guide
Location: Tourrettes is situated in the Var (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 84 km from Toulon, the department capital. (General information: Tourrettes is 671 km from Paris).
Note: The photo above was taken in Fayence at 1 km from Tourrettes
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Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Tourrettes. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tourrettes and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.
aquarium Marineland d'Antibes (34km)
Grand sites of France Gorges du Verdon (30km)
National Monuments Frejus Cathedral cloisters (22km); Thoronet Abbey (40km)
Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Grimaud (42km)
Regional Natural Parcs Verdon (43km)
Churches or other religious monuments Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km); Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (23km); Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (26km); Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (37km)
Remarkable gardens Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (18km); Parc du château de la Napoule (22km); Le Vallon du Brec (33km); Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
Sites of natural beauty Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (9km); Barrage de Chaudanne (28km); Lac de Castillon (31km); Barrage de Castillon (31km); Baou de Saint-Jeannet (38km); Massif des Maures (46km)
Towns of Art and history Frejus (22km)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Cannes (26km)
zoo or wildlife park Parc zoologique de Fréjus (17km)
from Toulon (local prefecture): 84 km
from Paris: 671 km
from Calais: 892 km
from Nice: 46 km
from Bordeaux: 595 km
from Strasbourg: 557 km
Var is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Tourrettes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Tourrettes