Bras tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bras: highlights and tourist information

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Bras is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 39 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Bras is 660 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume at 8 km and Barjols at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bras, 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 Bras 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 Var

Map of places to visit near Bras

Markets in and near Bras

  • Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (18km)
  • Cuers: market Friday (27km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Auriol: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (30km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Bras, Provence

Tourist attractions near Bras, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bras.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (14km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (37km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (37km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (41km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (41km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (41km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (41km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (43km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (44km)
  • Jardin d'Albertas (44km)
  • Jardin du château de Val Joanis (44km)
  • Parc municipal du Mugel (44km)
  • Jardin à la française du Pavillon de Galon (54km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (23km)
  • Lac de Quinson (26km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (29km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (31km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (32km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (32km)
  • Mont Faron (36km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (37km)
  • Massif des Maures (41km)
  • Cap Canaille (44km)
  • Parc du Mugel (44km)
  • Calanque de Figuerolles (45km)
  • Cap Sicié (45km)
  • Cap Sicié (45km)
  • Cap Canaille (Cassis) (45km)
  • Calanque (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (30km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bras

Canton: Barjols

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83149

Distance to Bras

from Toulon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 660 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 109 km

from Bordeaux: 543 km

from Strasbourg: 585 km

Getting here

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

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateauvert.

This page in French: Visiter Bras