Cogolin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Grimaud at 2 km from Cogolin

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Cogolin is situated in the Var 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 Cogolin in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Grimaud at 2 km and Port Grimaud at 4 km.

Cogolin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction north-north-west)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the...

See Grimaud guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront,...

See Port Grimaud guide


Most Beautiful Village at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high on...

See Gassin guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction south-east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to...

See La Croix-Valmer guide


at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

A small village just a short distance inland from Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle can...

See Ramatuelle guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction east)

As well as its very famous harbour, town centre and beach Saint-Tropez...

See Saint-Tropez guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction south)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

Sainte-Maxime has a small town to explore, but it is as a...

See Sainte-Maxime guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with several...

See Le Lavandou guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The lovely historic centre of Bormes-le-Mimosas overflows with plants and flowers...

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Roquebrune-sur-Argens combines a traditional Provencal village, a beach resort...and a great chocolate...

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the...

See Frejus guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction north-east)

The clean and popular resort of Saint-Raphael is one of our favourites...

See Saint-Raphael guide

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Markets in and near Cogolin

Market days in Cogolin: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (6km)
  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (8km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (21km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (23km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (24km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (24km)

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Tourist attractions near Cogolin, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (26km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (32km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (26km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (27km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (5km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (12km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (28km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (36km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (36km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (36km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (38km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (45km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (47km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (12km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (30km)

Geography and distances

Cogolin is in the south-east of France at 51 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Cogolin is 701 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cogolin

Canton: Grimaud

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83310

Distance to Cogolin

from Toulon (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 701 km

from Calais: 926 km

from Nice: 77 km

from Bordeaux: 595 km

from Strasbourg: 600 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Cogolin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gassin, Grimaud, La Croix-Valmer and La Mole.

This page in French: Visiter Cogolin