Entrecasteaux tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Entrecasteaux is a traditional Provencal town between the Gorges du Verdon and the French Riviera

Entrecasteaux 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 Entrecasteaux. For detailed visitor information see the Entrecasteaux travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Entrecasteaux in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Villecroze at 8 km and Lorgues at 10 km.

Entrecasteaux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Salernes guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Villecroze guide


at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Lorgues guide


Most Beautiful Village at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Tourtour guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Flayosc guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Aups guide


at 18 km (direction east)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now lost, but the town will...

See Draguignan guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The most striking characteristic of Barjols is the large number of washhouses, fountains and...

See Barjols guide


at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

Bauduen is a pretty village with a beach on the shores of Lac de...

See Bauduen guide
Lac de Sainte-Croix

Lac de Sainte-Croix

Scenery at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

The Lac de Sainte-Croix is a popular leisure lake with beaches near the Gorges...

See Lac de Sainte-Croix guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France is a charming small resort on the west coast of the Lac...

See Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-west)

Aiguines is a small traditional Provencal village between the Lac de Sainte-Croix and the...

See Aiguines guide


at 31 km (direction west)

The principal monument here in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume is the Basilica of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine...

See Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume guide

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

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Markets in and near Entrecasteaux

  • Carces: market Saturday (7km)
  • Cotignac: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Lorgues: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Aups: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Le Luc: market Friday (14km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Brignoles: market Saturday (18km)
  • Les Arcs: market Thursday (20km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (22km)
  • Gareoult: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Entrecasteaux, Provence

Tourist attractions near Entrecasteaux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (6km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (9km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (41km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (29km)
  • Clos de Villeneuve (42km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (42km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (42km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (44km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (45km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (45km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (45km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (47km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Quinson (26km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (28km)
  • Massif des Maures (28km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (33km)
  • Barrage de Gréoux (37km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (44km)
  • Massif de la Sainte-Baume (45km)
  • Embouchure - Verdon (46km)
  • Verdon (rivière) (46km)
  • Mont Faron (47km)
  • Lac de Castillon (47km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • OK Corral (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (40km)
  • Zoo du Mont Faron (47km)

Geography and distances

Entrecasteaux is in the south-east of France at 50 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Entrecasteaux is 665 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Entrecasteaux

Canton: Cotignac

Arrondissement: Brignoles

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83570

Distance to Entrecasteaux

from Toulon (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 665 km

from Calais: 890 km

from Nice: 85 km

from Bordeaux: 563 km

from Strasbourg: 576 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 Entrecasteaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Carces, Saint-Antonin-du-Var and Salernes.

This page in French: Visiter Entrecasteaux