Castagniers tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castagniers: highlights and tourist information

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Castagniers 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: Castagniers is 676 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 10 km and Nice at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castagniers, 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 Castagniers 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 Castagniers

Markets in and near Castagniers

  • Carros: market Saturday (3km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (16km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (22km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (24km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (25km)

More information about Castagniers, Provence

Tourist attractions near Castagniers, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (21km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (15km)
  • Saorge Monastery (34km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (56km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (32km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique (10km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (13km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (15km)
  • Palais Carnolès (22km)
  • La citronneraie (22km)
  • Serre de la Madone (22km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (25km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (29km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (35km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (6km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (9km)
  • Tete de Chien (15km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (37km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (39km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (13km)
  • Parc Phœnix (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Castagniers

Canton: Levens

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Castagniers

from Nice (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 676 km

from Calais: 892 km

from Nice: 10 km

from Bordeaux: 632 km

from Strasbourg: 535 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspremont, Bendejun, Carros, Chateauneuf-Villevieille, Colomars, Falicon, Gattieres, La Roquette-sur-Var, Le Broc, Saint-Blaise, Saint-Martin-du-Var and Tourrette-Levens.

This page in French: Visiter Castagniers