Bagnols-en-Foret tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges of the Blavet River

Bagnols-en-Foret 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 Bagnols-en-Foret. For detailed visitor information see the Bagnols-en-Foret 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 Bagnols-en-Foret in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourrettes at 9 km and Callian at 10 km.

Bagnols-en-Foret, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction )

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to explore the...

See Fayence guide


at 9 km (direction )

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in the Pays...

See Tourrettes guide


at 10 km (direction north-east)

You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding streets of Callian- keep...

See Callian guide


at 11 km (direction north-east)

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at the leisure...

See Montauroux guide
Massif de l\'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside on the riviera with hiking...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays de Fayence region...

See Seillans guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the best ancient...

See Frejus guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

Roquebrune-sur-Argens combines a traditional Provencal village, a beach resort...and a great chocolate shop!...

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

The clean and popular resort of Saint-Raphael is one of our favourites along this...

See Saint-Raphael guide


at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined with a trip...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 16 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying the leisure lake at...

See Tanneron guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mons guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

Agay is a very small Riviera resort to the south of the Massif d'Esterel...

See Agay guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Draguignan guide

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Markets in and near Bagnols-en-Foret

  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (9km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (11km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (12km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (14km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (19km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (19km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Bagnols-en-Foret, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (36km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (13km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (12km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (14km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (25km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (20km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (23km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (35km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (36km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (40km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (46km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (16km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (37km)
  • Massif des Maures (38km)
  • Lac de Castillon (40km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (40km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (43km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (8km)
  • Parc Phœnix (44km)

Geography and distances

Bagnols-en-Foret is in the south-east of France at 77 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Bagnols-en-Foret is 679 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bagnols-en-Foret

Canton: Fréjus

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83600

Distance to Bagnols-en-Foret

from Toulon (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 679 km

from Calais: 901 km

from Nice: 50 km

from Bordeaux: 597 km

from Strasbourg: 567 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 Bagnols-en-Foret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Paul-en-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Bagnols-en-Foret