Cap-d'Ail tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cap-d'Ail: highlights and tourist information

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Cap-d'Ail is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Cap-d'Ail is 690 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include The Jardin Exotique de Monaco at 2 km and La Turbie at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cap-d'Ail, 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 Cap-d'Ail 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 Cap-d'Ail

Markets in and near Cap-d'Ail

  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (5km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (7km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (10km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (18km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (18km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (21km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (26km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (27km)

More information about Cap-d'Ail, Provence

Tourist attractions near Cap-d'Ail, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cap-d'Ail.


  • Marineland d'Antibes (25km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (3km)
  • Saorge Monastery (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (6km)
  • La citronneraie (10km)
  • Serre de la Madone (10km)
  • Palais Carnolès (10km)
  • Jardin botanique (11km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (27km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (29km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (39km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (43km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (1km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (11km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (21km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (7km)
  • Parc Phœnix (16km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cap-d'Ail

Canton: Villefranche-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cap-d'Ail

from Nice (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 690 km

from Calais: 905 km

from Nice: 11 km

from Bordeaux: 646 km

from Strasbourg: 541 km

Getting here

Cap-d'Ail 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 Cap-d'Ail from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Beausoleil, Cap Ferrat, Eze, La Turbie and Monaco.

This page in French: Visiter Cap-d'Ail