Ampus tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Tourtour at 7 km from Ampus

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Ampus is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtour at 7 km and Flayosc at 8 km.

Ampus, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide


at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of...

See Flayosc guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre and...

See Villecroze guide


at 10 km (direction south-east)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the...

See Draguignan guide


at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical...

See Lorgues guide


at 13 km (direction west)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide


at 13 km (direction west-south-west)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and...

See Salernes guide


at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and...

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

Trigance is a charming small village and castle to the east of...

See Trigance guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction north-east)

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the...

See Bargeme guide


Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays de...

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Seaside resort at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of...

See Bauduen guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de Sainte-Croix...

See Aiguines guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Ampus, France

What to do at Ampus? 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

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)
  • Barrage de Castillon (33km)
  • Lac 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

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

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

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