Bairols tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bairols in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Coaraze at 19 km from Bairols

Visit Bairols: highlights and tourist information

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Bairols 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 Bairols in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 19 km and Mercantour National Park at 21 km.

Bairols, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide
Mercantour National Park

Mercantour National Park

National Parc at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Mercantour National Park guide


at 26 km (direction 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
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide


at 29 km (direction south)

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

See Vence guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

Peillon is a small village, but the picturesque cobbled streets and the stunning views...

See Peillon guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 31 km (direction south)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 31 km (direction east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley, Breil-sur-Roya has several...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gourdon guide


at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide

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Map of places to visit near Bairols


Markets in and near Bairols

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (19km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (22km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (31km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (33km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (35km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (35km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (35km)
  • Annot: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Bairols, Provence

Tourist attractions near Bairols, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (41km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (34km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (13km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (22km)
  • Jardin botanique (33km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (35km)
  • Serre de la Madone (38km)
  • Palais Carnolès (38km)
  • La citronneraie (38km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (39km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Caires de Cougourde (25km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (25km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (26km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (26km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (29km)
  • Tete de Chien (35km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (44km)
  • Lac d'Allos (44km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (44km)
  • Col de la Bonette (46km)
  • Col d'Allos (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Bairols is in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Bairols is 654 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bairols

Canton: Villars-sur-Var

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bairols

from Nice (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 654 km

from Calais: 870 km

from Nice: 33 km

from Bordeaux: 619 km

from Strasbourg: 514 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 Bairols from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clans, Ilonse, La Tour, Malaussene, Marie, Massoins, Tournefort and Villars-sur-Var.

This page in French: Visiter Bairols