Ampus tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ampus: highlights and tourist information

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Ampus is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 65 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Ampus is 661 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtour at 7 km and Flayosc at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ampus, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ampus in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Ampus

Markets in and near Ampus

  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (17km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (22km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (24km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (28km)

More information about Ampus, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ampus, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ampus.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (19km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (35km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (18km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (34km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (37km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (41km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (44km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (44km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (24km)
  • Lac de Quinson (29km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (30km)
  • Lac de Castillon (33km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (33km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (35km)
  • Massif des Maures (36km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (36km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (32km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ampus

Canton: Draguignan

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83111

Distance to Ampus

from Toulon (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 661 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 72 km

from Bordeaux: 571 km

from Strasbourg: 563 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateaudouble.

This page in French: Visiter Ampus