Coaraze tourism and travel guide

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Visit Coaraze: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the mountains north of Nice that also have stunning views

Coaraze is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Coaraze. For detailed visitor information see the Coaraze travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Coaraze include "most beautiful village".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Coaraze in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peillon at 12 km and Sospel cathedral at 12 km.

Coaraze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peille guide


at 12 km (direction south-east)

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

See Peillon guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Sospel cathedral guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Sospel guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gorbio guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Sainte-Agnes guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See La Turbie guide


at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Monaco guide


at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique d\'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide
The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

The Jardin Exotique de Monaco

Garden at 17 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Jardin Exotique de Monaco guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Castellar guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roquebrune-Cap-Martin guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide

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Markets in and near Coaraze

  • Carros: market Saturday (12km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (18km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (18km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (19km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (20km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (23km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (25km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Coaraze, Provence

Tourist attractions near Coaraze, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (31km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (16km)
  • Saorge Monastery (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique (18km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (19km)
  • Palais Carnolès (19km)
  • La citronneraie (19km)
  • Serre de la Madone (19km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (21km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (30km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (34km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (37km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (14km)
  • Tete de Chien (17km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (18km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (30km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (31km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (39km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (45km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (62km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (19km)
  • Parc Phœnix (23km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (62km)

Geography and distances

Coaraze is in the south-east of France at 19 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Coaraze is 672 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coaraze

Canton: Contes

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Coaraze

from Nice (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 672 km

from Calais: 887 km

from Nice: 18 km

from Bordeaux: 635 km

from Strasbourg: 526 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 Coaraze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bendejun, Berre-les-Alpes, Contes, Duranus, Levens, Luceram, Saint-Blaise, Touet-de-l'Escarene and Utelle.

This page in French: Visiter Coaraze