Castagniers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castagniers in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Coaraze at 10 km from Castagniers

Visit Castagniers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 10 km and Nice at 10 km.

Castagniers, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that...

See Coaraze guide


at 10 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Nice guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide


at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take a stroll to...

See Vence guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Peillon guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide


at 13 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eze guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villa Kérylos guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Villa Ephrussi guide


at 14 km (direction south-west)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 14 km (direction south-west)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous modern artists such...

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Peille guide
Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cap Ferrat guide

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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

What to do at Castagniers? 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)
  • Serre de la Madone (22km)
  • Palais Carnolès (22km)
  • La citronneraie (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

Castagniers is in the south-east of France at 11 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Castagniers is 676 kilometres from Paris).

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

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