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Biot tourism and travel guide

Photo of Biot in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Biot: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to Biot, a picturesque 'perched village' in Provence

Biot is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cagnes-sur-Mer at 6 km and Valmasque Parc at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Biot, 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 Biot in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Antibes

Antibes

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also...

See Antibes guide
Cagnes-sur-Mer

Cagnes-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction north-east)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide
Juan-les-Pins

Juan-les-Pins

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the...

See Juan-les-Pins guide
 
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Valbonne

Valbonne

at 7 km (direction west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to...

See Valbonne guide
Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide
Mougins

Mougins

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

You will want to pause several times to admire...

See Mougins guide
Cap d'Antibes

Cap d'Antibes

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

The Cap d'Antibes peninsula is a tranquil region between Antibes...

See Cap d'Antibes guide
Opio

Opio

at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with...

See Opio guide
Tourrettes-sur-Loup

Tourrettes-sur-Loup

at 10 km (direction north-north-west)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide
Vence

Vence

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vence guide
Cannes

Cannes

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south-west)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is...

See Cannes guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 12 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Biot

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Markets in and near Biot

  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (6km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (6km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (7km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (11km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Biot, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (3km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (28km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (36km)
  • Saorge Monastery (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (11km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (35km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (6km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (15km)
  • Jardin botanique (16km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (17km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (19km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (20km)
  • Palais Carnolès (37km)
  • La citronneraie (37km)
  • Serre de la Madone (37km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (14km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (18km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (23km)
  • Tete de Chien (27km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (51km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (53km)
  • Lac de Castillon (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (11km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (20km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Biot is in the south-east of France at 16 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Biot is 686 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Biot

Canton: Antibes-Biot

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Biot

from Nice (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 686 km

from Calais: 904 km

from Nice: 16 km

from Bordeaux: 626 km

from Strasbourg: 553 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 Biot from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antibes, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Roquefort-les-Pins, Vallauris and Villeneuve-Loubet.

This page in French: Visiter Biot

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