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Carces tourism and travel guide

Photo of Carces in Var

Photo is of Entrecasteaux at 7 km from Carces

Visit Carces: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Entrecasteaux at 7 km and Salernes at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and...

See Entrecasteaux guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval...

See Salernes guide


at 14 km (direction north-east)

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre...

See Villecroze guide


at 15 km (direction east)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town,...

See Lorgues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 16 km (direction north-east)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with...

See Tourtour guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large...

See Barjols guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-east)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near...

See Aups guide


at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet...

See Flayosc guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now...

See Draguignan guide


at 26 km (direction west)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide


Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west)

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of...

See Bauduen guide


at 32 km (direction west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 32 km (direction west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide

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

Map of places to visit near Carces


Markets in and near Carces

Market days in Carces: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Carces: market Saturday (0km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (12km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (14km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (19km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (24km)

Hotels near Carces

More information about Carces, Provence

Tourist attractions near Carces, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (7km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (11km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (22km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (38km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (40km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (40km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (40km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (41km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (41km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (42km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (43km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (43km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Quinson (27km)
  • Massif des Maures (27km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (32km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (33km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (37km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (39km)
  • Mont Faron (41km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (44km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (44km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (51km)
  • Cap Sicié (51km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (53km)
  • Lac de Castillon (53km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (41km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (45km)

Geography and distances

Carces is in the south-east of France at 44 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Carces is 667 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carces

Canton: Cotignac

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83570

Distance to Carces

from Toulon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 667 km

from Calais: 893 km

from Nice: 91 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 581 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 Carces from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cabasse, Cotignac, Entrecasteaux, Montfort-sur-Argens and Vins-sur-Caramy.

This page in French: Visiter Carces

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