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Draguignan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Draguignan: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide To Visit Attractions

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

Draguignan is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

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.

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

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!

Flayosc

Flayosc

at 5 km (direction west)

A stroll to admire the fountains in the quiet historic centre of...

See Flayosc guide
Les-Arcs-sur-Argens

Les-Arcs-sur-Argens

at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide
Lorgues

Lorgues

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

The town of Lorgues is quite a quiet town, and very typical...

See Lorgues guide
Tourtour

Tourtour

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

Tourtour is a very attractive and traditional Provencal village with a great...

See Tourtour guide
 
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Villecroze

Villecroze

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

Villecroze is a charming small village with a quaint historic centre and...

See Villecroze guide
Entrecasteaux

Entrecasteaux

at 18 km (direction west)

Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and...

See Entrecasteaux guide
Seillans

Seillans

Most Beautiful Village at 18 km (direction east-north-east)

The village of Seillans is a perched village in the Pays de...

See Seillans guide
Roquebrune-sur-Argens

Roquebrune-sur-Argens

at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide
Salernes

Salernes

at 19 km (direction west)

Nicely situated in the Bresque river valley, both the medieval quarter and...

See Salernes guide
Bagnols-en-Foret

Bagnols-en-Foret

at 19 km (direction east)

Bagnols-en-Foret is a pleasant town close to the popular Gorges of the...

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide
Fayence

Fayence

at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to...

See Fayence guide
Aups

Aups

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

This pleasant town is interesting to visit during your stay near the...

See Aups guide
Tourrettes

Tourrettes

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

The small village of Tourrettes is one of several perched villages in...

See Tourrettes guide
Bargeme

Bargeme

Most Beautiful Village at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

More than 1000 metres above sea-level, it is no surprise that the...

See Bargeme guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Var

Map of places to visit near Draguignan

 
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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)

Hotels near Draguignan

More information about Draguignan, Provence

Tourist attractions near Draguignan, France

What to do at Draguignan? 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

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)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (59km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (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)
  • Barrage de Castillon (38km)
  • Lac 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)
 
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Geography and distances

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

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

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

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