Bouyon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bouyon in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Vence at 11 km from Bouyon

Visit Bouyon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vence at 11 km and Tourrettes-sur-Loup at 13 km.

Bouyon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Vence guide


at 13 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 14 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 14 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


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Coaraze guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Gourdon guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 17 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is also the most visited resort...

See Nice guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

The small harbour town of Villefranche-sur-Mer is in one of the loveliest positions on...

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Opio guide


at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place to take...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Peillon guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa, with mosaics and frescoes, built...

See Villa Kérylos guide

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Markets in and near Bouyon

  • Carros: market Saturday (7km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (18km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (19km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (20km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (21km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (22km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (23km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (25km)

More information about Bouyon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Bouyon, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (23km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (24km)
  • Saorge Monastery (39km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (32km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (53km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (7km)
  • Jardin botanique (18km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (22km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (24km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (27km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (30km)
  • La citronneraie (31km)
  • Serre de la Madone (31km)
  • Palais Carnolès (31km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (8km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (15km)
  • Tete de Chien (25km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (31km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (39km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (39km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (19km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (22km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (50km)

Geography and distances

Bouyon is in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Bouyon is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouyon

Canton: Coursegoules

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Bouyon

from Nice (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 885 km

from Nice: 18 km

from Bordeaux: 622 km

from Strasbourg: 531 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 Bouyon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bezaudun-les-Alpes, Bonson, Carros, Consegudes, Gilette, Le Broc, Les Ferres, Pierrefeu and Saint-Martin-du-Var.

This page in French: Visiter Bouyon