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Colomars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nice at 8 km from Colomars

Visit Colomars: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Nice

Nice

at 8 km (direction south-east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nice is...

See Nice guide
Vence

Vence

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the walled historic centre of Vence you can take...

See Vence guide
Villefranche-sur-Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide
Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide
 
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Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Beaulieu-sur-Mer

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

One of the more low-key riviera resorts, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a pleasant place...

See Beaulieu-sur-Mer guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The Fondation Maeght art gallery in Saint-Paul-de-Vence features works by famous...

See Fondation Maeght guide
Villa Kérylos

Villa Kérylos

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Villa Kerylos is the recreation of a Greek Villa,...

See Villa Kérylos guide
Villa Ephrussi

Villa Ephrussi

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

Villa Ephrussi is an beautiful villa with views across the...

See Villa Ephrussi guide
The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

The Exotic Garden of Eze is a beautiful garden...

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide
Eze

Eze

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Eze guide
Cagnes-sur-Mer

Cagnes-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-west)

If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to...

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide
Cap Ferrat

Cap Ferrat

at 13 km (direction south-east)

Cap Ferrat has a pretty port, a lovely coast walk and the...

See Cap Ferrat guide
Coaraze

Coaraze

Most Beautiful Village at 13 km (direction north-east)

Coaraze is one of several picturesque villages in the...

See Coaraze guide
Peillon

Peillon

at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Peillon guide

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Map of places to visit near Colomars

 
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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)

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Tourist attractions near Colomars, France

What to do at Colomars? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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