Andon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Andon: highlights and tourist information

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Andon is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 40 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Andon is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mons at 11 km and Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Andon, 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 Andon 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 Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Andon

Markets in and near Andon

  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (10km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (16km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (17km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (22km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (23km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (23km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)

More information about Andon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Andon, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (32km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (38km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (38km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (39km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (16km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (21km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (30km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
  • Jardin botanique (39km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (43km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (13km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (21km)
  • Lac de Castillon (23km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (23km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (28km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (38km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (33km)
  • Parc Phœnix (36km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Andon

Canton: Saint-Auban

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Andon

from Nice (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 880 km

from Nice: 39 km

from Bordeaux: 598 km

from Strasbourg: 540 km

Getting here

Andon is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Andon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Caille and Escragnolles.

This page in French: Visiter Andon