Trans-en-Provence tourism and travel guide

Photo of Trans-en-Provence in Var

Visit Trans-en-Provence: highlights and tourist information

Trans-en-Provence is situated in the Var (Provence region) in the south-east of France at 62 km from Toulon, the department capital. (General information: Trans-en-Provence is 675 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Draguignan at 5 km and Flayosc at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Trans-en-Provence, France: places to visit and attractions

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Markets in and near Trans-en-Provence

Local markets

  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (4km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (14km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (19km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (24km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (25km)

More information about Trans-en-Provence & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Trans-en-Provence, 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 Trans-en-Provence and wondering what to do next!

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (19km) [Map]
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (22km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (38km) [Map]

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (16km) [Map]
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km) [Map]
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (24km) [Map]
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (42km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (31km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (36km) [Map]
  • Domaine du Rayol (39km) [Map]
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (39km) [Map]
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (45km) [Map]
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (46km) [Map]
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (52km) [Map]
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (52km) [Map]
  • Parc Saint Bernard (52km) [Map]
  • Le Vallon du Brec (55km) [Map]
  • Clos de Villeneuve (55km) [Map]
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (58km) [Map]
  • Domaine d'Orvès (58km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (26km) [Map]
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (31km) [Map]
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (38km) [Map]
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (39km) [Map]
  • Lac de Castillon (42km) [Map]
  • Barrage de Castillon (42km) [Map]
  • Lac de Quinson (42km) [Map]
  • Lac d'Esparron (49km) [Map]
  • Mont Faron (59km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (20km) [Map]
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (59km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Trans-en-Provence

Canton: Draguignan

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83720

Distance to Trans-en-Provence

from Toulon (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 675 km

from Calais: 899 km

from Nice: 66 km

from Bordeaux: 583 km

from Strasbourg: 573 km

Getting here

Trans-en-Provence 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 Trans-en-Provence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Trans-en-Provence): Draguignan, La Motte, Les Arcs and Taradeau.

This page in French: Visitez Trans-en-Provence