Castillon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Castillon in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Castellar at 4 km from Castillon

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castellar at 4 km and Sainte-Agnes at 4 km.

Castillon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-east)

Castellar is a small 15th century village in the hills above Menton with various...

See Castellar guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

Sainte-Agnes is the highest coastal village in Europe, 800 metres above sea-level and close...

See Sainte-Agnes guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque architecture in a small...

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 5 km (direction north-north-west)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a very scenic...

See Sospel guide


at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Gorbio guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Peille guide


at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

The beautiful town of Menton, on the slopes of a hill near the Italian...

See Menton guide
Basilica of Saint-Michael the Archangel in Menton

Basilica of Saint-Michael the Archangel in Menton

Church at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

The basilica of Saint-Michael the archangel in Menton is a baroque style church built...

See Basilica of Saint-Michael the Archangel in Menton guide


at 8 km (direction south)

Medieval Roquebrune village and the coastal Cap Martin combine to make Roquebrune-Cap-Martin one of...

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide


at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Peillon guide


at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

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La Turbie

La Turbie

at 11 km (direction south-west)

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

See La Turbie guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper Roya valley, Breil-sur-Roya has several...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide

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Markets in and near Castillon

  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (7km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (12km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (18km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (19km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (29km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (29km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (32km)

More information about Castillon, Provence

Tourist attractions near Castillon, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (37km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (11km)
  • Saorge Monastery (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Serre de la Madone (7km)
  • Palais Carnolès (7km)
  • La citronneraie (7km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (19km)
  • Jardin botanique (22km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (35km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (40km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (42km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (48km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Tete de Chien (13km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (20km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (28km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (33km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (35km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (20km)
  • Parc Phœnix (27km)

Geography and distances

Castillon is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Castillon is 683 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Castillon

Canton: Sospel

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Castillon

from Nice (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 683 km

from Calais: 897 km

from Nice: 22 km

from Bordeaux: 649 km

from Strasbourg: 529 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 Castillon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castellar, Gorbio, Peille, Sainte-Agnes and Sospel.

This page in French: Visiter Castillon