Aups tourism and travel guide

Photo of Aups in Var

Visit Aups: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the Gorges du Verdon

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Aups. For detailed visitor information see the Aups travel guide.

Aups is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 61 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Aups is 653 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtour at 8 km and Salernes at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aups, 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 Aups 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 Aups

Markets in and near Aups

Market days in Aups: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (17km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Riez: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Moustiers: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (27km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (27km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Aups, Provence

Tourist attractions near Aups, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (19km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (47km)
  • Prieuré Notre Dame (Ganagobie) (48km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Clos de Villeneuve (30km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (37km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (50km)
  • Jardins du prieuré de Salagon (50km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (16km)
  • Lac de Quinson (17km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (24km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (28km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (36km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (38km)
  • Lac de Castillon (38km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (39km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (40km)
  • Massif des Maures (41km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aups

Canton: Aups

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83630

Distance to Aups

from Toulon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 653 km

from Calais: 878 km

from Nice: 85 km

from Bordeaux: 558 km

from Strasbourg: 564 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Moissac-Bellevue, Verignon and Villecroze.

This page in French: Visiter Aups