Tourves tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tourves: highlights and tourist information

Tourves is situated in the Var (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 32 km from Toulon, the department capital. (General information: Tourves is 665 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barjols at 18 km and Entrecasteaux at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Tourves, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Tourves. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


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Plan your visit to Tourves

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Map of places to visit near Tourves

More information about Tourves & region

Markets in and near Tourves

Local markets

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (12km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (22km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (22km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Le Beausset: market Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Fuveau: market Thursday & Monday (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Tourves, 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 Tourves and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France Montagne Sainte-Victoire (27km); Gorges du Verdon (51km)

Most beautiful villages in France (see also beautiful French villages) Tourtour (37km); Ansouis (52km)

National Monuments Thoronet Abbey (28km); Chateau d'If (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Saint Cyr sur Mer (31km); Ollioules (31km)

Regional Natural Parcs Verdon (47km)

Churches or other religious monuments Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (31km)

Remarkable gardens Jardin d’Elie Alexis (9km); Jardin de Baudouvin (30km); Domaine d'Orvès (30km); Parc Saint Bernard (36km); Parc Olbius Riquier (36km); Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (36km); Parc municipal du Mugel (37km); Le Plantier de Costebelle (38km); Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (39km); Jardin d'Albertas (41km); Parc du 26e Centenaire (45km); Jardin du château de Val Joanis (47km); Jardin de la Magalone (47km); Parc Longchamp (47km); Parc Borély (47km); Domaine du Rayol (53km); Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé) (see also historical French towns) Aix-en-Provence (41km)

Sites of natural beauty Massif de la Sainte-Baume (17km); Mont Faron (29km); Lac de Quinson (33km); Lac d'Esparron (36km); Verdon (rivière) (37km); Parc du Mugel (37km); Embouchure - Verdon (37km); Cap Canaille (38km); Cap Sicié (38km); Cap Sicié (38km); Calanque de Figuerolles (38km); Barrage de Gréoux (38km); Cap Canaille (Cassis) (38km); Massif des Maures (40km); Lac de Sainte-Croix (45km); Calanque (46km)

Amusement park / theme park OK Corral (23km)

Towns of Art and history Marseille (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Sanary-sur-Mer (34km); Hyeres (36km); Bormes-les-Mimosas (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park Zoo du Mont Faron (28km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tourves

Canton: Brignoles

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83170

Distance to Tourves

from Toulon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 665 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 113 km

from Bordeaux: 542 km

from Strasbourg: 593 km

Getting here

Tourves 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 Tourves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Tourves): Rougiers and Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume.

This page in French: Visitez Tourves