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Visit Callian: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: You might lose all sense of orientation in the winding streets of Callian- keep going uphill and eventually you will reach the castle!

Callian is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Tourrettes at 4 km and Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 1 km (direction east)

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with...

See Montauroux guide


at 4 km (direction west)

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several...

See Tourrettes guide


at 5 km (direction north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 5 km (direction west)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and...

See Fayence guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means the views...

See Mons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 9 km (direction west)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays...

See Seillans guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-west)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying...

See Tanneron guide


at 14 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old...

See Grasse guide
Massif de l'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


at 15 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early...

See Pegomas guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the...

See Bargeme guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

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

See Opio guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Callian


Markets in and near Callian

  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (12km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (14km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (18km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (21km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (22km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (22km)

More information about Callian, Provence

Tourist attractions near Callian, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (30km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (21km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (43km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (22km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (22km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (14km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (19km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (30km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (30km)
  • Jardin botanique (42km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (6km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (30km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (33km)
  • Lac de Castillon (33km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (34km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (43km)
  • Massif des Maures (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (16km)
  • Parc Phœnix (38km)

Geography and distances

Callian is in the south-east of France at 87 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Callian is 673 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Callian

Canton: Fayence

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83440

Distance to Callian

from Toulon (prefecture): 87 km

from Paris: 673 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 43 km

from Bordeaux: 599 km

from Strasbourg: 557 km

Getting here

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 Callian from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fayence, Montauroux, Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne and Tourrettes.

This page in French: Visiter Callian

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