Colomars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Colomars: highlights and tourist information

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Colomars is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 8 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Colomars is 678 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nice at 8 km and Vence at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Colomars, 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 Colomars 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 Colomars

Markets in and near Colomars

  • Carros: market Saturday (4km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (10km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (11km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (12km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (22km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (22km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (23km)

More information about Colomars, Provence

Tourist attractions near Colomars, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (18km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (15km)
  • Saorge Monastery (37km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (29km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (52km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique (8km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (11km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (15km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (22km)
  • Palais Carnolès (23km)
  • La citronneraie (23km)
  • Serre de la Madone (23km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (27km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (35km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (4km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (7km)
  • Tete de Chien (15km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (35km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (42km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (10km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (12km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Colomars

Canton: Levens

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Colomars

from Nice (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 678 km

from Calais: 895 km

from Nice: 8 km

from Bordeaux: 632 km

from Strasbourg: 538 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aspremont, Carros, Castagniers, Chateauneuf-Villevieille, Falicon, Gattieres, La Gaude, Le Broc, Saint-Martin-du-Var and Tourrette-Levens.

This page in French: Visiter Colomars