Cantaron tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantaron in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Eze at 5 km from Cantaron

Visit Cantaron: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Eze at 5 km and The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze at 5 km.

Cantaron, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-east)

Eze is one of our favourite villages in the whole of France, with exceptional...

See Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 5 km (direction south-east)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden overlooking the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peillon guide


at 6 km (direction south)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Villa Kérylos guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 7 km (direction east)

The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier, around the...

See La Turbie guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 7 km (direction south)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the Riviera, impressive architecture and...

See Villa Ephrussi guide


at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nice guide


at 8 km (direction east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch, is a...

See Monaco guide


at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the effort and...

See Peille guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

Stunning exotic garden overlooking Monaco and the Cote d'Azur...

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide
Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

at 9 km (direction south-south-east)

Cap Ferrat has a pretty port, a lovely coast walk and the Ville Ephrussi...

See Cap Ferrat guide


at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much for the scenery as...

See Gorbio guide

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Map of places to visit near Cantaron


Markets in and near Cantaron

  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (6km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (6km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (15km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (17km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (25km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (25km)

More information about Cantaron, Provence

Tourist attractions near Cantaron, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (22km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (7km)
  • Saorge Monastery (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (34km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (58km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (7km)
  • Jardin botanique (8km)
  • La citronneraie (15km)
  • Serre de la Madone (15km)
  • Palais Carnolès (15km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (22km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (25km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (34km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (40km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (5km)
  • Tete de Chien (8km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (14km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (41km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (42km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (8km)
  • Parc Phœnix (13km)

Geography and distances

Cantaron is in the south-east of France at 8 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Cantaron is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantaron

Canton: Contes

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cantaron

from Nice (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 898 km

from Nice: 8 km

from Bordeaux: 639 km

from Strasbourg: 537 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 Cantaron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspremont, Blausasc, Chateauneuf-Villevieille, Contes, Drap, Eze, Falicon, La Trinite, Peillon and Tourrette-Levens.

This page in French: Visiter Cantaron