Castillon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Castillon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Castellar at 4 km and Sainte-Agnes at 4 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Castillon, 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 Castillon 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 Castillon

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

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

Aquarium

  • 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

  • La citronneraie (7km)
  • Serre de la Madone (7km)
  • Palais Carnolès (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

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

Castillon 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 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