Courmes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Courmes in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Gourdon at 3 km from Courmes

Visit Courmes: highlights and tourist information

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Courmes is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes 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 Courmes in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gourdon at 3 km and Le Bar-sur-Loup at 5 km.

Courmes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 3 km (direction south-west)

Gourdon is practically the archetypal Provencal village, unmissable by you and by the many...

See Gourdon guide
Le Bar-sur-Loup

Le Bar-sur-Loup

at 5 km (direction south-south-west)

An attractive village with ruins of a castle and fortified walls, and surrounded by...

See Le Bar-sur-Loup guide


at 5 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the medieval centre and the lovely views that will attract you to...

See Tourrettes-sur-Loup guide


at 9 km (direction south-south-west)

Opio is a tiny village in the hills, with very far-reaching views...

See Opio guide


at 9 km (direction east)

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

See Vence guide
Fondation Maeght

Fondation Maeght

Museum at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fondation Maeght guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

On of the highlights in the pretty village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the famous Museum...

See Saint-Paul-de-Vence guide


at 11 km (direction south)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a very extensive old town with...

See Grasse guide


Seaside resort at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cagnes-sur-Mer guide


at 14 km (direction south-east)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 16 km (direction south)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide


at 16 km (direction south)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring as part...

See Pegomas guide

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Map of places to visit near Courmes


Markets in and near Courmes

  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (11km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (14km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (14km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (15km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (18km)

More information about Courmes, Provence

Tourist attractions near Courmes, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (17km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (32km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (41km)
  • Saorge Monastery (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (21km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (6km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (11km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (20km)
  • Jardin botanique (21km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (25km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (26km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (39km)
  • La citronneraie (40km)
  • Serre de la Madone (40km)
  • Palais Carnolès (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (10km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (19km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (20km)
  • Tete de Chien (32km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (39km)
  • Lac de Castillon (41km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (41km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (51km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (19km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (26km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (37km)

Geography and distances

Courmes is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Courmes is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courmes

Canton: Bar-sur-Loup

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Courmes

from Nice (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 21 km

from Bordeaux: 616 km

from Strasbourg: 541 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 Courmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cipieres, Coursegoules, Gourdon, Greolieres, Le Bar-sur-Loup and Tourrettes-sur-Loup.

This page in French: Visiter Courmes