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Visit Bonson: highlights and tourist information

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Bonson is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 20 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Bonson is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 9 km and Vence at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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

Map of places to visit near Bonson


Markets in and near Bonson

  • Carros: market Saturday (8km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (20km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (22km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (25km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (27km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (27km)

More information about Bonson, Provence

Tourist attractions near Bonson, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (28km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (21km)
  • Saorge Monastery (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (14km)
  • Jardin botanique (19km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (22km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (27km)
  • Serre de la Madone (27km)
  • Palais Carnolès (27km)
  • La citronneraie (27km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (31km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (32km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (13km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (15km)
  • Tete de Chien (23km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (33km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (33km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (38km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (38km)
  • Lac d'Allos (56km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (22km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bonson

Canton: Roquesteron

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bonson

from Nice (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 884 km

from Nice: 19 km

from Bordeaux: 626 km

from Strasbourg: 527 km

Getting here

Bonson is in the south-east of France. 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 Bonson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouyon, Duranus, Gilette, La Roquette-sur-Var, Levens, Revest-les-Roches, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Martin-du-Var, Toudon and Tourette-du-Chateau.

This page in French: Visiter Bonson

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