Auvare tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Entrevaux at 9 km from Auvare

Visit Auvare: highlights and tourist information

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Auvare is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes 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 Auvare in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrevaux at 9 km and Annot at 19 km.

Auvare, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The narrow medieval streets and the citadel on the hill above the village are...

See Entrevaux guide


at 19 km (direction west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small village of Annot is most unusual, being built around great boulders in...

See Annot guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 24 km (direction north-east)

The National Park of Mercantour, in the Alps near the Italian border, includes the...

See Mercantour National Park guide


Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by the many...

See Gourdon guide


at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

See Colmars-les-Alpes guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 32 km (direction south-south-east)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide


Most Beautiful Village at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that...

See Coaraze guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The small town of Castellane has a pleasant historic centre and is dominated by...

See Castellane guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 36 km (direction south-east)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-west), in the Var department

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views across the...

See Mons guide


at 37 km (direction south-east)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide

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Markets in and near Auvare

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (4km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Colmars: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Andre-les-Alpes: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (33km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (34km)
  • Castellane: market Saturday (35km)
  • Allos: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (37km)

More information about Auvare, Provence

Tourist attractions near Auvare, France

What to do at Auvare? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Auvare.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (45km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (18km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (24km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (36km)
  • Jardin botanique (43km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Lombarde (31km)
  • Lac d'Allos (32km)
  • Lac de Castillon (32km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (32km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (32km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (33km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (33km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (37km)
  • Col de la Bonette (39km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (39km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (40km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (41km)
  • Col d'Allos (43km)
  • Source - Verdon (47km)
  • Tete de Chien (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (43km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (47km)

Geography and distances

Auvare is in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Auvare is 644 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Auvare

Canton: Puget-Théniers

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Auvare

from Nice (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 644 km

from Calais: 862 km

from Nice: 43 km

from Bordeaux: 602 km

from Strasbourg: 515 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Croix-sur-Roudoule, Puget-Rostang and Puget-Theniers.

This page in French: Visiter Auvare