Draguignan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Draguignan in Var

Visit Draguignan: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the town will be on your list if you want to find a good shopping experience

Important note

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

Draguignan is situated in the Var department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 63 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Draguignan is 670 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les-Arcs-sur-Argens at 8 km and Lorgues at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Draguignan, 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 Draguignan 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 Var

Map of places to visit near Draguignan

Markets in and near Draguignan

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

  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (8km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (18km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (20km)
  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Carces: market Saturday (24km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (25km)

More information about Draguignan, Provence

Tourist attractions near Draguignan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (18km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Verdon (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (16km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (25km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (28km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (36km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (39km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (39km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (43km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (45km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (48km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (51km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (59km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (29km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (31km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (34km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (35km)
  • Lac de Castillon (38km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (38km)
  • Lac de Quinson (38km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (45km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (49km)
  • Mont Faron (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (23km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (60km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Draguignan

Canton: Draguignan

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83300

Distance to Draguignan

from Toulon (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 670 km

from Calais: 894 km

from Nice: 67 km

from Bordeaux: 579 km

from Strasbourg: 570 km

Getting here

Draguignan is in the south-east of France. 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 Draguignan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Callas, Figanieres, Flayosc, La Motte and Trans-en-Provence.

This page in French: Visiter Draguignan