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Duranus tourism and travel guide

Photo of Duranus in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Coaraze at 4 km from Duranus

Visit Duranus: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Coaraze at 4 km and Sospel cathedral at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Duranus, 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 Duranus in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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

Coaraze

Coaraze

Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction south-east)

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

See Coaraze guide
Sospel cathedral

Sospel cathedral

Cathedral at 15 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Sospel is an impressive example of baroque...

See Sospel cathedral guide
Peille

Peille

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

Its remote location stops too many tourists reaching Peille but make the...

See Peille guide
Sospel

Sospel

at 15 km (direction east)

Between Menton and the mountains, the river and fortified bridge are a...

See Sospel guide
 
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Peillon

Peillon

at 16 km (direction south-east)

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

See Peillon guide
Gorbio

Gorbio

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

You should visit the quiet village of Gorbio as much...

See Gorbio guide
Sainte-Agnes

Sainte-Agnes

Most Beautiful Village at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

Sainte-Agnes is the highest coastal village in Europe, 800 metres above sea-level...

See Sainte-Agnes guide
La Turbie

La Turbie

at 20 km (direction south-east)

The small village of La Turbie developed in medieval times, or earlier,...

See La Turbie guide
Eze

Eze

at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Eze guide
Monaco

Monaco

at 20 km (direction south-east)

The Municipality of Monaco, with high-rise blocks squeezed onto every square inch,...

See Monaco guide
The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

The Jardin Exotique d'Eze

Garden at 20 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See The Jardin Exotique d'Eze guide
Breil-sur-Roya

Breil-sur-Roya

at 21 km (direction east)

One of the most impressive towns in the Upper...

See Breil-sur-Roya guide
Nice

Nice

at 21 km (direction south)

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

See Nice guide
Villefranche-sur-Mer

Villefranche-sur-Mer

at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Villefranche-sur-Mer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Duranus

 
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Markets in and near Duranus

  • Carros: market Saturday (13km)
  • Breil-sur-Roya: market Tuesday all day (21km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (22km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Mer: market Saturday (22km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Menton: market Tuesday & Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (25km)
  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (27km)
  • Puget-Theniers: market Sunday (30km)

Hotels near Duranus

More information about Duranus, Provence

Tourist attractions near Duranus, France

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

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (33km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (20km)
  • Saorge Monastery (26km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le Vallon du Brec (21km)
  • Jardin botanique (21km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (23km)
  • Palais Carnolès (23km)
  • La citronneraie (23km)
  • Serre de la Madone (23km)
  • Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein (26km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (37km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (37km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cascade de Gairaut (17km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (19km)
  • Tete de Chien (21km)
  • Cirque du Gelas (27km)
  • Caires de Cougourde (28km)
  • Col de la Lombarde (35km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (45km)
  • Col de la Cayolle (58km)
  • Lac d'Allos (58km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (23km)
  • Parc Phœnix (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Duranus is in the south-east of France at 22 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Duranus is 668 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Duranus

Canton: Levens

Arrondissement: Nice

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Duranus

from Nice (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 668 km

from Calais: 883 km

from Nice: 21 km

from Bordeaux: 631 km

from Strasbourg: 523 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 Duranus from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonson, Coaraze, Levens and Utelle.

This page in French: Visiter Duranus

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