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

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

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourtour at 8 km and Salernes at 9 km.

Aups, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villecroze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Tourtour guide


at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Salernes guide


at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Entrecasteaux guide
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Seaside resort at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bauduen guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 16 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Aiguines guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Flayosc guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Lorgues guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses,...

See Barjols guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Draguignan guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Trigance guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Your trip to the village of Riez should include the baptistery, 5th...

See Riez guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Aups, France

What to do at Aups? 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

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 prieuré de Salagon (50km)
  • Jardins du château de Sauvan (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)
  • Lac de Castillon (38km)
  • Barrage 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

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

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

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


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