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Fayence tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fayence: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Fayence itself is a pleasant, unspoiled small town and well placed to explore the pretty villages of the Pays de Fayence region

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Seillans at 4 km and Callian at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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



less than one km (direction east)

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

See Tourrettes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Seillans guide


at 5 km (direction east)

You might lose all sense of orientation in the...

See Callian guide


at 6 km (direction east)

Most visitors will combine a trip to Montauroux with some time at...

See Montauroux guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

The elevated position of Mons, at 800 metres altitude, means...

See Mons guide


at 9 km (direction east-north-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

A visit to the small town of Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne might be combined with...

See Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne guide


at 9 km (direction south)

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

See Bagnols-en-Foret guide


at 15 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Tanneron is a small village, often visited by those enjoying...

See Tanneron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bargeme guide
Massif de l'Esterel

Massif de l'Esterel

at 17 km (direction south-east)

The Massif d'Esterel is a substantial region of countryside on the riviera...

See Massif de l'Esterel guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

Grasse, the perfume capital of France, also has a...

See Grasse guide


at 19 km (direction east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

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

See Pegomas guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

Much of the medieval centre of Draguignan is now...

See Draguignan guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Alpes-Maritimes department

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns,...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Fayence


Markets in and near Fayence

Market days in Fayence: weekly market: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday;

  • Fayence: market Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (15km)
  • Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey: market Sunday (15km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (19km)
  • Le Muy: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (20km)
  • Draguignan: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)

Hotels near Fayence

More information about Fayence, Provence

Tourist attractions near Fayence, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (35km)

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (22km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (21km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (27km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (19km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (23km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (34km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (35km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (10km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (28km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (31km)
  • Lac de Castillon (31km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (39km)
  • Lac de Sainte-Croix (44km)
  • Massif des Maures (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (17km)
  • Parc Phœnix (43km)

Geography and distances

Fayence is in the south-east of France at 83 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Fayence is 671 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fayence

Canton: Fayence

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83440

Distance to Fayence

from Toulon (prefecture): 83 km

from Paris: 671 km

from Calais: 892 km

from Nice: 47 km

from Bordeaux: 594 km

from Strasbourg: 558 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 Fayence from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Callian, Montauroux, Seillans and Tourrettes.

This page in French: Visiter Fayence

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