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Visit Clans: highlights and tourist information

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Clans is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 35 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Clans is 653 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 19 km and Mercantour National Park at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Clans, 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 Clans 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 Clans


Markets in and near Clans

  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (21km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (24km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (30km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (35km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (35km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (35km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (36km)
  • Tende: market Wednesday all day (37km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (37km)

More information about Clans, Provence

Tourist attractions near Clans, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (42km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Saorge Monastery (32km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (12km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (24km)
  • Jardin botanique (34km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (36km)
  • Serre de la Madone (38km)
  • Palais Carnolès (38km)
  • La citronneraie (38km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Caires de Cougourde (22km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (23km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (24km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (27km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (30km)
  • Tete de Chien (36km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (44km)
  • Lac d'Allos (44km)
  • Col de la Bonette (46km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (46km)
  • Col d'Allos (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (37km)
  • Parc Phœnix (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Clans

Canton: Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Clans

from Nice (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 653 km

from Calais: 869 km

from Nice: 34 km

from Bordeaux: 620 km

from Strasbourg: 512 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bairols, Ilonse, La Tour, Marie, Massoins and Tournefort.

This page in French: Visiter Clans

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