Gassin tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high on a hill above Saint-Tropez

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

Tourist classifications for Gassin include "most beautiful village".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Croix-Valmer at 3 km and Port Grimaud at 5 km.

Gassin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

A small village just a short distance inland from Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle can become rather...

See Ramatuelle guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 3 km (direction south-west)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to La Croix-Valmer...

See La Croix-Valmer guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 5 km (direction south-west)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront, is mostly...

See Port Grimaud guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction north-east)

As well as its very famous harbour, town centre and beach Saint-Tropez also has...

See Saint-Tropez guide


at 7 km (direction north-west)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the many gardens...

See Grimaud guide


Seaside resort at 8 km (direction south-west)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related activities...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction north-east)

Sainte-Maxime has a small town to explore, but it is as a popular family...

See Sainte-Maxime guide
Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with several beaches close...

See Le Lavandou guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The lovely historic centre of Bormes-le-Mimosas overflows with plants and flowers...

See Bormes-les-Mimosas guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roquebrune-sur-Argens guide


at 26 km (direction north-east)

Among other historic sites, the town of Frejus has one of the best ancient...

See Frejus guide


Seaside resort at 26 km (direction north-east)

The clean and popular resort of Saint-Raphael is one of our favourites along this...

See Saint-Raphael guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide


at 31 km (direction north-east)

Agay is a very small Riviera resort to the south of the Massif d'Esterel...

See Agay guide

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Markets in and near Gassin

  • Ramatuelle: market Thursday & Thursday & Sunday & Sunday (2km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (3km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Roquebrune-sur-Argens: market Friday (25km)
  • Frejus: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Raphael: market Tuesday & Monday (26km)

More information about Gassin, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gassin, France

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


  • Marineland d'Antibes (61km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (26km)
  • Thoronet Abbey (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (26km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (27km)
  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (34km)
  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (0km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (12km)
  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (30km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (39km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (39km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (39km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (41km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (44km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (59km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (17km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (30km)

Geography and distances

Gassin is in the south-east of France at 55 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Gassin is 706 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gassin

Canton: Saint-Tropez

Arrondissement: Draguignan

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83580

Distance to Gassin

from Toulon (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 706 km

from Calais: 930 km

from Nice: 76 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 602 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 Gassin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cavalaire-sur-Mer, Cogolin, Grimaud, La Croix-Valmer, Ramatuelle and Saint-Tropez.

This page in French: Visiter Gassin