Ascros tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ascros: highlights and tourist information

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Ascros is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 32 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Ascros is 655 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 17 km and Gourdon at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ascros, 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 Ascros 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 Ascros

Markets in and near Ascros

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (10km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (21km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (28km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (30km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (31km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (31km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (31km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (32km)

More information about Ascros, Provence

Tourist attractions near Ascros, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (35km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (37km)
  • Saorge Monastery (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (14km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (20km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (29km)
  • Jardin botanique (32km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (35km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (39km)
  • Serre de la Madone (42km)
  • Palais Carnolès (42km)
  • La citronneraie (42km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (21km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (28km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (33km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (33km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (36km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (37km)
  • Tete de Chien (38km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (38km)
  • Lac de Castillon (38km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (38km)
  • Lac d'Allos (42km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (43km)
  • Col d'Allos (54km)
  • Source - Verdon (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (32km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ascros

Canton: Puget-Théniers

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ascros

from Nice (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 655 km

from Calais: 872 km

from Nice: 32 km

from Bordeaux: 611 km

from Strasbourg: 522 km

Getting here

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

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cuebris, La Penne, Pierrefeu, Roquesteron, Roquesteron-Grasse, Saint-Antonin, Sigale and Touet-sur-Var.

This page in French: Visiter Ascros